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Edgewood home explosion leaves one person critically injured

Edgewood, MD — A gas explosion in Edgewood leveled a home in the 2500 block of Thornberry Drive on Sunday night. The explosion damaged two nearby homes and sent a resident of the house to a burn center with serious burns. Neighbors tell WMAR-2 News a man they know as...

Victim identified in fatal house explosion in Allegany County

Bolivar, NY — State Police have identified the victim who was found inside a home that exploded over the weekend in the Allegany County town of Alma. Troopers say Dan Michael Church, 71, was the resident of the home. Glass, insulation, and other debris still remain at...

Neighbors hear Marion house explosion for blocks

Marion, OH — The Ohio Fire Marshal’s Office said Thursday there is no evidence of foul play in a blast that leveled a home on Congress Street and severely burned a man. Investigators poured through the rubble of the two-story home that has been in the family for...

1 hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning in DC

Washington, DC - A person in D.C. has been hospitalized Tuesday with carbon monoxide poisoning after an incident involving a power washer. DC Fire and EMS said someone was using a gasoline-run power washer in an unventilated basement. Carbon monoxide built up in the...

Gas leak identified as cause of fatal explosion, fire in Maynard

Maynard, MA — Investigators have determined that a gas leak caused the explosion and fire that killed one person and injured three first responders last week in Maynard, Massachusetts. The fire department received a call at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday about a potential gas...

Propane explosion shatters building in Maryland, 2 people rescued

Montgomery County, MD — Officials in Montgomery County, Maryland rescued two people from an explosion Tuesday morning. According to fire officials, crews responded to a report of an explosion just before 8 a.m. Crews arrived to find the building had collapsed after a...

141 hospital visits in past week due to carbon monoxide poisoning

New Orleans, LA - The Louisiana Department of Health says that over the past week there have been 141 emergency room visits in the state for carbon monoxide poisoning. Those include in Regions 1 (Greater New Orleans), 2 (Baton Rouge), 3 (River Parishes) and 9...

Three people in Jefferson Parish die from carbon monoxide poisoning

Marrero, LA — A family has died in Jefferson Parish and officials are saying the cause of death is carbon monoxide poisoning. Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng made the announcement Thursday evening at the beginning of her daily briefing on Hurricane Ida....

Chandler building explosion was caused by natural gas leak

Chandler, AZ -- New details released on Tuesday morning show the apparent cause of last week's building explosion in Chandler. According to Chandler police, the ATF determined that a natural gas leak is to blame for the explosion. "The findings by the ATF National...