Natural Gas Explosions

Six escape injury in gas explosion, fire at Raritan Township house

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By admin
A gas explosion and fire damaged a home in Raritan Township Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (Terry Wright | Hunterdon County Democrat)

By Terry Wright | Hunterdon County Democrat Email the author on September 19, 2014 at 3:46 PM RARITAN TWP. – Six people escaped injury when a natural gas explosion caused a fire in an Old York Road home this morning. The blast rocked the neighborhood and caused a fire in the house, but that was quickly
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Woman, 60, taken to burn center after Wilmington Island explosion, fire

Aug 4th, 2014 | By admin

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Cause of Garden City, Kansas natural gas explosion that killed 17 year old being investigated

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin

A teenager has died and two others are hospitalized after a home explosion in Finney county. MORE FROM KWCH.COM finney county It happened in Plymell, Kan. near Garden City, about a quarter mile east of Highway 83 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Kevin Bascue, Finney County Sheriff, said the blast could be heard at least 10 miles
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Fire Inspectors: Natural gas leak caused explosion

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

Posted: Feb 15, 2014 12:45 PM EST Updated: Feb 15, 2014 12:45 PM EST Tony Geftos – email A house that burst into flames exploded because of a gas leak. That’s the word from fire inspectors. The explosion happened in the village of Bettsville, on the north end of Seneca County, around 8 a.m.
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One dead, 7 hurt in Ewing house explosion

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin

Brian X. McCrone and Alex Wigglesworth, PHILLY.COM One person was killed, seven people were hospitalized and scores of housing units were destroyed or damaged after a townhouse exploded Tuesday afternoon in a Trenton suburb, sending a shock wave heard for miles. All the injured were in stable condition with injuries ranging from respiratory difficulties to
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N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin

US officials are investigating how the local utility responded to complaints of gas odors before the blast and building collapse killed seven. The nation’s aging infrastructure poses a growing risk, experts say. By Harry Bruinius, Staff Writer / March 13, 2014 New York Federal officials investigating the gas leak and deadly explosion that collapsed two
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911 calls released from Adair Co. pipeline explosion

Feb 27th, 2014 | By admin

WDRB 41 Louisville News LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — For the first time since a massive gas line explosion rocked a small community in Adair County, Ky., we’re hearing the calls for help from local residents. Dispatch: “Adair County dispatch.” Caller 1: “It looks like there’s a terrible fire somewhere close to me. There’s red in
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2 hurt when apparent gas explosion sparks Pilsen house fire

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin

February 22, 2014|By Adam Sege | Tribune reporter Two women were seriously injured when an apparent gas explosion sparked a house fire in the Pilsen neighborhood, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The blast occurred just after 5 a.m. inside a two-story home in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street, Chicago Fire Department spokesman
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Man killed in Moore Township home explosion identified; bandmate says they’re in shock

Feb 15th, 2014 | By admin

By Lynn Ondrusek February 15, 2014 An explosion that shook Moore Township and destroyed a mobile home also killed one man, authorities say. William D. Neith Sr., 65, was killed in the explosion late Friday night, said Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek. Lysek was called to the scene about 3 a.m. today. Neiths death was
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Lawmakers: Explosion creates momentum for pipeline bill

Feb 14th, 2014 | By admin

Posted: Feb 13, 2014 10:20 PM EST Updated: Feb 14, 2014 12:18 AM EST By Theo Keith – email FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – State lawmakers said Thursday’s pipeline explosion could be a tipping point for legislation that would stop a developer from using eminent domain to build a new pipeline in Kentucky. The explosion happened
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