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Hermon house a total loss after propane tank explosion and fire

Hermon, ME - A Hermon house is a total loss after a propane tank exploded and the home caught on fire. The fire at 876 Blackstream Road was first called in at 6:16 p.m., Hermon Fire Capt. Chandler Corriveau said. The fire began with heavy flames in the backside of the...

Family safe after explosion triggers house fire near Wilber

Wilber, NE  — A southeast Nebraska family is safe after an explosion at their home set off a large fire. Wilber Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a fire about 13 miles west of Wilber on County Road 1200 shortly after 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. Fire Chief Scott...

Undetected carbon monoxide leak nearly kills family of 7

Summit County, CO  — A Summit County family is lucky to be alive, fire officials say, after they flipped on a faulty furnace that poured toxic fumes into their home. According to Summit Fire & EMS spokesman Steve Lipsher, a Summit County Sheriff’s deputy pulled...

Local couple die from carbon monoxide poisoning

Point Roberts, WA - Gail Amundsen and Murray Church, longtime residents of Point Roberts, were discovered dead in their home on Calder Drive on Thanksgiving Day evening. The presumptive cause of death was declared by Whatcom County Medical Examiner Gary Goldfogel, MD,...

House explodes in Brooklyn injuring at least 6, displacing dozens

Brooklyn, NY - More than 130 firefighters responded to the blaze that spread to adjoining buildings and around to Jamaica Avenue. Several buildings in the area were evacuated. Video of the powerful explosion shows a massive ball of fire shoot from the building into...

2 dead after home explosion in Flint, including 4-year-old girl

FLINT, Mich. - UPDATE as of Tuesday afternoon: According to city of Flint officials, two people have been killed in a home explosion that occurred on Monday night. The Flint Fire Department says a 4-year-old girl, who was previously reported missing, has been found...

2 people hurt in explosion in Henderson County, deputies say

Henderson County, NC - Deputies and firefighters responded Wednesday to a house explosion that sent two people to the hospital, according to deputies. Maj. Frank Stout, with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, said calls reporting an explosion on Kyles Creek Road...