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Propane Explosion in Chattahoochee Hills Kills One Person

A propane explosion in Chattahoochee Hills killed one person on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The blast happened near the intersection of Cochran Mill Road and Cedar Grove Road in South Fulton County, Georgia. It was so strong that it broke windows…

Fatal house explosion near Hampton MN

A massive house explosion south of Hampton, Minnesota on the 24000 block of Lewiston Boulevard, seriously burned one man and fatality injured his wife.  The man was taken to Region's Burn Center in St. Paul for treatment.  Investigators are…

Gas Leak Caused Pontiac, MI House Explosion That Injured 1

A gas leak was the source of a house explosion in Pontiac, MI that injured one person on February 2, 2019, Consumers Energy said yesterday. A man who was inside the house was blown out when it exploded around  11:30 p.m. He was transported…
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Burn Awareness Week 2019: Preventing Scald Burn Injuries

This year's theme of National Burn Awareness Week (February 4 - 9, 2019)  is preventing scald burns at home. The American Burn Association (ABA), which created the annual awareness campaign, has compiled information to help prevent these painful…
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Two Injured in Goose Island Explosion And Fire

Two people were injured in a Goose Island explosion and fire on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. A fire broke out at Sipi Metals Corporation, 1720 North Elston Avenue on Chicago's north side. In a news report, CBS2 described the incident as an explosion…
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After Irving Gas Explosion, Atmos Ordered to Investigate Couplings

Texas regulators ordered Atmos Energy to inspect gas pipeline couplings installed throughout North Texas after faulty installation of a coupling was linked to a gas explosion that destroyed an occupied home in Irving last year. In the hours…
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Propane Explosion at Xtreme Body & Paint Injures 1 in Jefferson City, MO

The owner of Xtreme Body & Paint in Jefferson City, MO suffered severe burns in a propane explosion there early this morning.  The blast occurred around 4:30 a.m. just after Chris Russell had gone into the garage to get a tractor to plow…
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Explosion at Aegion Coating in Conroe, TX Injures 2

Two electricians sustained serious burns when a high-voltage electrical panel inside Aegion Coating Service's plant in Conroe, TX exploded yesterday. Both employees were transported to the hospital for treatment of burns. Aegion Coating Services…
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Enbridge Gas Pipeline Explosion Injures 2 in Noble County, Ohio

An Enbridge pipeline explosion in Noble County, Ohio injured two people yesterday morning. One of them was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Marietta. Information about the other injured person was not made available. The blast, which occurred…
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Update: Explosion in Hampton, Minnesota claims another life

A February 5, 2019 house explosion in Hampton, Minnesota has claimed another life. A house on the 2400 block of Lewiston Boulevard exploded, killing 56-year-old Theresa Ann Snoeyenbos, and severely burning her husband, 57-year-old Brian Suilmann.…
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Grain-Dust Explosions Increased in 2018

The number of grain-dust explosions that occurred in the U.S. increased in 2018, but injuries and fatalities declined, according to a newly released annual report by Purdue University researchers. Kingsly Ambrose, an associate professor of agricultural…