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Con Edison Directed to Respond to DPS Report Alleging Violation of State Safety Regulations In Connection With 2014 East Harlem Natural Gas Explosion

Nov 20th, 2015 | By admin

For Immediate Release: 11/19/15 Audrey Zibelman, Chair Contact: James Denn | James.Denn@dps.ny.gov | (518) 474-7080 http://www.dps.ny.gov http://twitter.com/NYSDPS 15083/14-G-0201 ALBANY — The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today directed Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., New York City’s largest electric and natural gas utility, to respond to a Department of Public Service staff
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Gas Co.: No Leak Noticed on Day Before Fatal House Explosion

Nov 19th, 2015 | By admin

By DAVID PORTER, ASSOCIATED PRESS ELIZABETH, N.J. — Nov 14, 2015, 4:04 AM ET The gas company that services a New Jersey house where an explosion killed one person and critically injured two others this week said no leak was evident when a technician visited the location the day before the blast. A spokesman for Elizabethtown Gas
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Elizabeth house explosion kills 1, injures at least 13 others

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin

By Tom Haydon and Jessica Remo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on November 11, 2015 at 10:20 AM, updated November 11, 2015 at 1:30 PM An explosion in a two-family house on Magnolia Avenue Wednesday killed one person and at least 13 others were pulled from the wreckage with various injuries, officials said. Mayor Chris Bollwage
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2014 Taiwan gas explosion: Blasts kill 25 with many injured in Kaohsiung, in pictures

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By admin

Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan’s second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267. The series of five explosions from about midnight Thursday to early Friday struck a densely populated industrial district in the port of Kaohsiung where petrochemical companies operate pipelines
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2 men severely injured in Albuquerque home explosion

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By admin

AFD investigates fire on Eagle River Road UPDATED 10:28 PM MST Nov 01, 2015 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Two Albuquerque men were taken to the hospital with severe burns after a gas explosion at a home Sunday evening. The incident happened in the 8500 block of Eagle River Road in Northwest Albuquerque. Albuquerque Fire was dispatched to the
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Burglary led to house explosion

Oct 30th, 2015 | By admin
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Vacant homes with natural gas being allowed to be left on by many state regulators as the “SOFT-OFF” policy is not only a violation of federal regulations 192.727(d) it’s risking the safety of our families in neighborhoods all over the nation! The sole reason is to save the gas company money from sending out a
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Fire marshal, Taunton fire chief: DIY repairs to blame in home explosion

Oct 27th, 2015 | By admin

By Lisa D. Connell Taunton Posted Oct. 26, 2015 at 12:45 PM Updated at 4:36 PM TAUNTON — Laurie Beliveau typically kept to herself, neighbors say, yet when she needed their help Sunday afternoon after a natural gas explosion leveled her house, they responded. All that remains of the home at 40 Christine Lane, where 52-year-old
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Gas-related explosion rips apart Taunton home

Oct 25th, 2015 | By admin
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Explosion leveled home at 40 Christine Lane UPDATED 7:23 PM EDT Oct 25, 2015 TAUNTON, Mass. —An explosion and fire tore apart a Taunton home Sunday afternoon, but the homeowner managed to escape. The fire and explosion leveled the three-and-a-half story home at 40 Christine Lane.Taunton police Sgt. Rich Carreiro said a 52-year-old woman, who police
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‘Get everybody out of that house’: Heroic gas worker saves family as huge explosion rips through a Columbia street – destroying six homes and injuring two people

Sep 24th, 2015 | By admin

A heroic gas worker ordered a family out of a house minutes before an explosion ripped through a neighboring property in Columbia. Two people were hurt and up to six homes destroyed in the suspected gas blast in Howard County, Maryland, on Wednesday night. Local fire chiefs said a resident and a Baltimore Gas and
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Columbia house explodes, causing three-alarm fire

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By admin

By Amanda Yeager, Andrew Michaels, Kevin Rector and Colin CampbellHoward County Times/Columbia Fliercontact the reporters ownhouse in Columbia exploded after a suspected gas leak Wednesday, triggering a three-alarm fire that spread to neighboring homes and injured two people, fire officials said. Those injured were a resident and a Baltimore Gas & Electric worker who had been called to fix
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