Natural Gas Explosions

Greenwood explosion investigation report months away, frustrating local businesses

May 20th, 2016 | By admin
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Updated: May 19, 2016 – 1:15 AM SEATTLE — According to a letter from state investigators, it may take until late summer or longer until the investigation into the March 9 Greenwood gas explosion is complete. Businesses coping with the aftermath of the blast called the delay frustrating. “It’s difficult for small business owners to have
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Group launches $2.8 million Regina Beach, Sask., explosion lawsuit

May 20th, 2016 | By admin
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SaskEnergy and 6 others named as defendants CBC News Posted: May 19, 2016 1:21 PM CT Last Updated: May 19, 2016 3:32 PM CT A group of Regina Beach, Sask. property owners have filed a lawsuit against SaskEnergy and six landowners in relation to the explosion on Dec. 3, 2014. A total of 20 individuals and two businesses are seeking
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Explosion hits apartment building near Des Plaines; 2 suffer minor injuries

May 20th, 2016 | By admin
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By Tony Briscoe Contact ReporterChicago Tribune May 19, 2016 5:25 pm An explosion rocked a three-story apartment building Thursday morning in unincorporated Cook County near Des Plaines Thursday morning, causing minor injuries to two people and leaving the building unihabitable, according to officials. Firefighters and medical responders were dispatched at 9:15 a.m. to an apartment in the
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Fort McMurray woman adoption process prolonged as home explodes

May 20th, 2016 | By admin
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On Tuesday, fire officials said operators were in the process of restoring gas to the city’s neighbourhoods By: Jeremy Simes For Metro Published on Fri May 20 2016 Kaitlin hopes she’ll still be able to adopt a child after her home was among 10 destroyed by an explosion in Fort McMurray Monday night. Officials have been assessing Fort
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Gas pipe involved in Oklahoma City house explosion has history of problems

Mar 19th, 2016 | By admin
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by Matt Patterson Published: February 22, 2016 18shares 4Stephanie Newman, left, and Bethany Partain, friends of a next-door neighbor to a house which exploded at 12409 Whispering Hollow Drive in Oklahoma City, OK, help remove belongings, Saturday, January 2, 2016. The cause of the explosion is being investigated. Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman The brand
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WATCH: Garbage truck explodes in fireball, rips hole in nearby house

Mar 19th, 2016 | By admin
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By Kevin Shea | For NJ.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on January 26, 2016 at 3:01 PM, updated January 26, 2016 at 7:50 PM HAMILTON — A garbage truck exploded after catching fire on a street in Hamilton Tuesday and blasted a hole in the front of a nearby house, though no injuries were immediately
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Overnight fire erupts in downtown Madelia; at least 8 businesses damaged

Feb 4th, 2016 | By admin
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Eight businesses were damaged or destroyed in the town, which is 25 miles southwest of Mankato. By Paul Walsh and Matt McKinney Star Tribune FEBRUARY 3, 2016 — 10:05PM Video (00:41) : An eyewitness caught crews on the scene of a fire that raced trough adjoining businesses along a small south-central Minnesota town’s Main Street, leaving a
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Gas leak could have caused school explosion, company alleges

Jan 31st, 2016 | By admin
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by Andrew Brown, Business Reporter and Ryan Quinn TOM HINDMAN | Gazette-Mail Mountaineer Gas alleges that over-pressurized gas lines at Capital High School could have caused an explosion earlier this month. The Jan. 6 incident involved gas from a well drilled on the school’s property by Reserve Oil and Gas. Natural gas lines running through Capital High School
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As gas fed M’s Pub building fire, confused MUD response delayed service line shutoff

Jan 27th, 2016 | By admin
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REBECCA S. GRATZ/THE WORLD-HERALD Omaha firefighters work to extinguish a blaze at M’s Pub in the Old Market. Mark McDonald of Boston-based NatGas Consulting “During an emergency where gas is involved, they need to be able to control their system within minutes after arriving”. POSTED: MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016 12:00 AM | UPDATED: 7:42 PM, TUE JAN 26,
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CPUC begins hearings on Carmel explosion and five other PG&E pipeline accidents

Jan 21st, 2016 | By admin
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Bay City News ServicePublished: January 19, 2016, 11:36 pm SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — As the California Public Utilities Commission began a new round of hearings in San Francisco today into PG&E’s pipeline record-keeping, Carmel Mayor Jason Burnett called for sweeping reforms and possibly a break-up of the utility. “We are demanding major reforms of PG&E, including its
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