Natural Gas Explosions

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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Students return to school

Sep 20th, 2015 | By admin

By Isabel Angell Posted 9/17/15 Adrian Fussell / The Riverdale Press Schoolbuses at IN-Tech Academy on the first day of school on Sept. 9. As she walked to her first day of 12th grade at the New Visions Charter School for Advanced Math and Science, Kevwe said she was a little nervous. Not to go
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Big utility’s ever-shrinking fine for fatal explosion: Thomas Elias

Sep 20th, 2015 | By admin

By Thomas D. Elias, Los Angeles Daily News POSTED: 09/17/15, 8:56 AM PDT | UPDATED: 2 DAYS AGO Some were mystified when, moments after the California Public Utilities Commission assessed the state’s largest utility company a record $1.6 billion fine for violating state and federal natural gas pipeline standards before the 2010 San Bruno natural gas pipeline explosion, Pacific
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Propane explosion destroys McPherson County home

Sep 6th, 2015 | By admin

Updated: Thu 5:38 PM, Sep 03, 2015 By: Ben Jordan - Email MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. – Emergency crews believe a propane gas leak is to blame for an explosion that leveled a house in McPherson County. The explosion happened Wednesday night on the southeast side of Moundridge. “It’s just a mess there’s nothing left,” Alan Neufeld said after looking
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Suit Claims Landowners’ Injuries From Blast Due to Fracking

Sep 6th, 2015 | By admin
A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Angela Neville, Texas Lawyer September 4, 2015 From fracking to fireball—that is the accusation being made by the plaintiff Cody Murray and members of his family, who were injured in a severe water well explosion in August 2014 that left them with severe burns. Murray and his family have filed a lawsuit in the 95th
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Home explodes in Hollywood Heights, Illinois

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin

Posted: Jul 25, 2015 9:04 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 25, 2015 9:06 PM EDT By Adam McDonald, Online News Producer, KMOV CONNECT ( – A home in Hollywood Heights, Illinois exploded Saturday evening and crews believe it was caused by natural gas. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Hollywood Heights Road, near 159. The Hollywood Heights Fire
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Liberty Dialysis natural gas explosion destroys ‘heart of clinic’

Jul 21st, 2015 | By admin
By Scott Dorsett/ Daily Light

Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 8:41 am | Updated: 7:28 pm, Tue Jul 21, 2015. By Shelly Conlon and Andrew Branca The Daily Light managing editor and staff writer A natural gas leak caused an early morning explosion at Liberty Dialysis in Waxahachie off U.S. Highway 77 behind Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, said Waxahachie Fire Chief Ricky Boyd at
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Investigator: House Explosion Planners Didn’t Know Its Force

Jul 12th, 2015 | By admin
south bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jul 8, 2015, 8:18 PM ET By TOM COYNE Associated Press Whoever filled an Indianapolis home with natural gas and poured gasoline in two rooms probably did not know the mixture would create the powerful explosion that gutted a neighborhood three years ago, killing two neighbors and damaging more than 80
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Uncapped gas line blamed for Independence house explosion

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin
Indepence MO

Uncapped gas line blamed for Independence house explosion New homeowner ‘blessed’ blast didn’t happen while he was home By Peggy Breit 6:33 PM CDT Jul 02, 2015 INDEPENDENCE, Mo. —An uncapped natural gas line is being blamed for an explosion at an Independence home early Thursday. Cecil Dudley, who was just moving into the house on
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Workers’ comp ruling may reduce Fresno County liability in gas pipeline blast

May 27th, 2015 | By admin
This Pacific Gas & Electric Co. photo shows the area at the Fresno Sheriff’s Foundation shooting range where the natural gas line exploded last month. | PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC CO.

BY MARC BENJAMIN Fresno County is trying to shield itself from high-cost lawsuits from inmates who worked at the Fresno Sheriff’s Foundation shooting range the day a Pacific Gas & Electric pipeline exploded by saying the inmates fall under the state Workers’ Compensation program. If the county succeeds, the medical bills of 10 injured
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