Archive for November 2015

Man In Custody After Explosive Fire At Santa Monica Apartment

Nov 30th, 2015 | By admin
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SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say one person has been taken into custody on suspicion of arson after a huge explosion and fire rocked a Santa Monica apartment. The explosion unfolded about 1 a.m. Sunday at a second-story apartment of a complex in the 1800 block of Euclid Street. Neighbors say it was then that
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Hard-up couple’s gas insurance explosion scam gone wrong left 2 dead and a neighbourhood in shock

Nov 30th, 2015 | By admin
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On the night of 10 November, 2012, there was an enormous explosion that ripped through a whole neighbourhood in Indiana, America. It killed a loving couple, injured seven others and caused over £2.5 million worth of damage. As firefighters fought the blaze, it looked like an accidental gas explosion, but as the dust settled and
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Gas leak near UO campus: ‘It could’ve blew up the building very easily’

Nov 30th, 2015 | By admin
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BY ELLEN MENY SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH 2015 EUGENE, Ore. – A gas leak closed East 13 Avenue and part of Hilyard Street Sunday morning as Eugene-Springfield Fire worked to solve the problem. A man was walking his dog past Miso Sushi and Teriyaki Restaurant when he smelled natural gas. He called 911 immediately. Fire officials say
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Sanders aligns against proposed natural gas pipeline

Nov 30th, 2015 | By admin
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Posted: Monday, November 30, 2015 12:00 pm By Meghan Foley Sentinel Staff MANCHESTER — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is the first presidential candidate to publicly take a position on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline. And the Democratic hopeful’s opposition to the project has many Northeast Energy Direct pipeline opponents praising him. In prepared remarks
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Hyde Park fire sends seven to the hospital; worsens when natural-gas line into basement gives way

Nov 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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By adamg on Sat, 11/21/2015 – 5:40pm A four-alarm fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. at 9 Greenwood Ave. sent five residents – two of them children – and two firefighters to the hospital. On arrival, firefighters rescued two adults and two children down a ladder. By 5:45, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Around
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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
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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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Protocol may have delayed initial rescue at Gibson plant

Nov 19th, 2015 | By admin
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By Maki Somosot Staff Writer Published: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:22 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:22 p.m. State protocol may have played a role in the reported delay in rescuing one of the victims in the deadly Gibson explosion in early October. Rescue workers were held up about 20 minutes before
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Fire department rules house explosion an accident, says home owner caused a gas leak

Nov 19th, 2015 | By admin
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By NBC4 StaffPublished: November 19, 2015, 5:31 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A home explosion on Lock Avenue that left two people injured was an accident, the Columbus Fire Department says. Tracy Smith, battalion chief with the Columbus Fire Department, said the explosion was “an accidental natural gas explosion that was the result of a gas leak which occurred
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Gas Co.: No Leak Noticed on Day Before Fatal House Explosion

Nov 19th, 2015 | By admin
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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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Fire Marshal: Eureka Gardens gas leak could have led to explosion

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin
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By Jenna Bourne JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — TECO has shut off the gas at Eureka Gardens. Crews say there was a large leak Thursday night at the troubled apartment complex. Action News Jax has learned the leak has been capped, but the fire marshal is recommending that 400 families evacuate. Fire Marshal Kevin Jones said in some
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