Natural Gas Explosions

One dead, 7 hurt in Ewing house explosion

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Kentucky Gas Line Explosion Destroys Homes, Injures 2

Feb 13th, 2014 | By admin
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Feb. 13, 2014 A natural gas explosion this morning in Adair County Ky., destroyed two nearby homes and sent two people to the hospital, officials told ABC News. The underground gas line exploded at around 1 a.m., leaving a crater in the ground 60 feet deep by 50 feet wide, according to county EMA director
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Satellite Data Suggests Utility’s Delayed Response Amplified Damage From Pipeline Explosion In San Bruno

Feb 9th, 2014 | By Mark
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William Pentland, ENERGY | 2/09/2014 At 6:11 PM on September 9, 2010, a major natural gas pipeline ruptured about 12 miles south of San Francisco in a residential area of the city of San Bruno, CA CA +1.74%. The rupture triggered a massive explosion followed by an equally massive fire. The blast carved a crater
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One injured in Brentwood explosion at home that doubled as gun shop

Feb 7th, 2014 | By Mark
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February 6, 2014 9:10 PM By Lexi Belculfine / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette One man was injured in an explosion late this afternoon at his Brentwood home that doubles as a gun shop, the borough’s mayor said. Frank Mihalovich was burned on his back and face, although the extent of his injuries was not known, Mayor Dennis
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About a dozen people escape Soulard business seconds before gas explosions

Feb 5th, 2014 | By Mark
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ST. LOUIS • About a dozen people narrowly escaped a natural gas explosion Wednesday afternoon at a Soulard clothing design firm, authorities say. Nobody was injured but “it was, and still is, a very serious situation,” said St. Louis Fire Capt. Garon Mosby. A construction crew was installing fiber optic cable for the Stars Design
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