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Natural gas may have sparked explosion at Long Grove (Chicago) house

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

Countryside Fire Protection District crews thought they were headed to a typical house blaze after they were called to Long Grove’s exclusive Royal Melbourne subdivision late Friday. But a little more than a minute into the response, Fire Chief Jeff Steingart said, emergency dispatchers relayed that the home had exploded. Photos View 7 photos video
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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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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 30, 2012

Jul 31st, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

As always, it’s been a busy week in the world of natural gas leaks and natural gas explosions, but this past few days some tremendous work being done in the mainstream media documenting the extent to which the natural gas industry has co-opted the regulatory processes that are supposed to safeguard the public health and
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – March 26, 2012

Mar 26th, 2012 | By Mark

A vacant house exploded in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 21, according to a report an Associated Press (AP) report. There were no injuries, and authorities blamed thieves who stole pipe from the home for the natural gas leak that triggered the explosion, prompting Columbus television station WBNS-TV to file this story. Ed. note –
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