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3 people severely burned during propane tank explosion near Manor

Travis County, TX  — The explosion of a propane tank on Thursday night resulted in the severe burn injuries of three people near Manor. Austin-Travis County EMS and local fire and police departments responded to the scene in the 11400 block of Austex Acres Lane around...

Propane leak suspected in blast, fire that killed woman, 83

Edison,NE — An 83-year-old woman was killed by an explosion and fire at her rural residence in south-central Nebraska, authorities said. Firefighters from Edison and Oxford put out the fire Friday at the property northeast of Edison before flames could spread from an...

2 injured after gas leak causes home explosion on Detroit’s west side

Detroit, MI - One man is unaccounted for and two others are injured following a house explosion in Detroit early Friday morning, according to Detroit Fire officials. Around 4 a.m., Detroit police, fire and EMS crews responded to the 680 block of Archdale on a report...

Neighbor Smelled Gas Before ‘Explosion,’ House Fire In Kenosha

Kenosha, WI - Firefighters worked to put out flames at a house fire in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Sunday morning. Electrical wires could be heard popping, and bright lights flashed as crews fought the blaze. A person living near the house said there was an explosion, and...

Two dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

Star Lake, NY - Two people died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning inside a home in Star Lake, state police said Monday. The bodies of Brian Merkley, 49, and Lisa Leroux, 53, were found late Saturday afternoon inside a one story home at 188 Benson Mines Golf Course...

Man injured in Grady Co. home explosion

Grady County, OK  – A man has been transported to a hospital following a house explosion. Fire crews are on scene. Officials say initial reports indicate the blast was caused by a propane leak that settled into the home’s basement. The water heater then ignited the...

Man killed in deadly explosion in Brookings

Brookings, SD - We are following some developing news out of Brookings concerning a deadly explosion and fire. In an interview with a local radio station, Fire Chief Darrell Hartmann said the call came in before noon. He said crews arrived to find smoke and flames. He...