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Cause of explosion at Miller Circle in Harrisonburg determined

Harrisonburg, VA - The Harrisonburg Fire Department Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that the explosion and subsequent fire at Miller Circle in Harrisonburg Saturday morning was the result of a natural gas leak inside the building. According to a tweet from the...

Todd County Home Severely Damaged In Explosion

Todd County, KY - A Todd County home was severely damaged in an explosion Friday afternoon. Todd County Emergency Director Daniel Smith says the explosion is believed to have been caused by a propane leak that led to the gas building up in the home. The explosion...

Home Explosion Injures 2 In Lincoln County

Lincoln County, WI - Authorities in Lincoln County say two people were severely injured in a Monday afternoon home explosion. Their medical conditions are unknown, and their names haven’t been released. Two medical helicopters and multiple rescue crews were called to...

Cause of home explosion linked to furnance, 2 injured

Lincoln County, WI - The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department said two people were injured Monday when attempting to ignite a furnace, resulting in an explosion. It happened around 3:30 p.m. at home on County Road X in the town of Schley. According to a news release, ...

House explodes, 1 missing

Chickasaw, OH - First responders searched through debris for a missing woman Sunday evening after an explosion destroyed one house and damaged a neighboring one. Dark plumes of smoke could be seen for miles after a house at 3751 County Road 716A erupted around 6 p.m.,...

4 taken to hospital after “Carbon Monoxide incident” at Hermitage

Nashville, TN - Four people were taken to the hospital after "a suspected Carbon Monoxide incident" at the Hermitage on Monday morning. The incident happened at the home of the seventh President Andrew Jackson. Three people were initially taken to the hospital after...

Gasoline fumes in engine compartment cause Stamford Harbor fire

Stamford, CT  — Fire officials say the blaze that destroyed four boats and Capt. John’s Tiki hut in the Stamford harbor Saturday — causing well over $500,000 in damage — stems from a dangerous design problem found in many motorboats. Just before 3:35 p.m. Chief Fire...

Propane explosion destroys Monroe County home

Coolbaugh Township, PA — A propane leak caused an explosion and fire that destroyed a Monroe County home Sunday afternoon, officials said. The homeowners were at work and escaped injury, Coolbaugh Township fire Chief Bill Weimer Jr. said. Firefighters were called to...

Authorities investigating natural gas explosion in Monroe

Monroe, LA — Authorities say there was a Natural Gas leak that caused an explosion at a house in the 1600 block of S. 2nd St. in Monroe. Officials say windows were blown out and there was one person in the house who was able to get out unharmed. The cause of the leak...

Eight people get seriously ill after carbon monoxide exposure on boat

Wyandotte, MI - What Wyandotte police originally thought might have been two people overdosing on the docks turned out to be eight people getting seriously ill after carbon monoxide exposure. The victims were discovered shortly after 9 p.m. Sept. 24 at Motor City...