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

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin
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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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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 15, 2013

Apr 16th, 2013 | By Mark
A photo of a home owned by former Atlanta Braves' ballplayer Chipper Jones, posted to his Twitter feed shortly after the buidling exploded in a blast caused by natural gas.

It seems a bit tone-deaf, at best, to write about natural gas explosions after what happened in Boston, Massachusetts, yesterday, Patriots’ Day, and our thoughts and prayers are with those who were hurt or killed in yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombing, as well as their families and friends, but our motto here is: Mourn the dead,
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – December 3, 2012

Dec 3rd, 2012 | By Mark
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Natural gas explosions made national headlines over the past few weeks with high-profile incidents in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Springfield, Massachusetts, but there were many more natural gas leaks and explosions that didn’t garner quite so much attention. That said, you can listen to a compelling recording of the audio feed from the emergency communications channels
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Oct. 15, 2012

Oct 15th, 2012 | By Mark
The aftermath of the San Bruno explosion on Sept. 9, 2010, that left 8 people dead and destroyed 38 homes. A California Superior Court judge ruled that PG&E customers will bear nearly half the estimated $2.2 billion it will cost to upgrade the company's natural gas transmission lines to prevent a similar accident in the future.

This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions is exactly what it sounds like: an aggregation of natural gas leaks and explosions compiled from various media reports from around the country. It is not meant to be comprehensive; a report of that nature would run exceedingly long and try the patience of you, the faithful
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 16, 2012

Jul 16th, 2012 | By Mark
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Ah, summer – that languid season of barbecues, baseball, vacations and, unfortunately, natural gas explosions. Clearly it’s been a while since we put out an edition of “This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions,” so with that in mind, we’ll concentrate on recent explosions for this issue and resume our more comprehensive coverage next
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 2, 2012

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

It’s been a busy, busy week in the world of natural gas explosions and leaks, so let’s get right to it. A house in Salem, Ohio, exploded early Saturday morning and by the time firefighters arrived on the scene, the house was completely engulfed in flames. Neither of the homes two residents were injured, although
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This Week in Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions: March 19, 2012

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

Alright, alright, we hear you — by popular demand, here it is, the next installment in our ongoing series, “This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions.” In addition, we should note that this edition of TWINGLE will be limited to natural gas explosions only, out of respect to you, our devoted reader. Were we
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – September 12, 2011

Sep 12th, 2011 | By Mark
On the one-year anniversary of the devastating natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California, natural gas leaks and explosions continue to occur with depressing regularity throughout the country. It's really not a question of if, but when, there will be another tragedy on the order of the one that took the lives of eight people in San Bruno last year. Photo courtesy of KGO-TV.

On the one-year anniversary of the San Bruno natural gas explosion, which killed 8 people and destroyed an entire neighborhood, natural gas leaks and natural gas explosions continue to occur with alarming regularity around the country. A natural gas explosion leveled a Long Island, New York, home around 1 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday,
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