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Mingo County family found unconscious due to carbon monoxide fumes

Mingo County, WV – A Marrowbone Creek woman and her four children were found unresponsive in their mobile home Wednesday afternoon at around 4 p.m. The Mingo Messenger tells us,  the family was found by a neighbor, who after being unable to get a response from anyone,...

Stella man killed in home explosion

Stella, MO — A rural Stella man was killed Monday night in an explosion and fire at his home. John Schofield, 40, 18865 Skylark Drive, died in what investigators say may have been an explosion caused by a propane leak, according to Kevin Johnson, chief of the Midway...

Paris woman dies of carbon monoxide poisoning

Paris, IL — The Edgar County coroner, Scott Barrett, ruled the death of 70-year-old Marcella A. Bright, of Paris, as carbon monoxide toxicity. Authorities found Bright in her home Saturday afternoon following a welfare check. A friend of Bright’s told authorities they...

Newton County man perishes in home explosion

Newton County, MO — A Newton County family is mourning the loss of a husband and father. A home North of Stella exploded last night, killing 40 year old Johnny Schofield. His wife and three daughters were not yet home, so he was the only one there at the time. The...

Officials identify woman killed in home explosion in Taylor

Wayne County, MI — Authorities released the name of a woman who was killed in a fire last week. Cynthia Marie Parsell, 66, died in a fire Aug. 20 in a mobile home located at 26133 Fifth, officials said. Parsell was one of 10 children and is survived by seven siblings,...

Explosion collapses wall of Oshkosh house

Oshkosh, WI - The Oshkosh Fire Department is investigating a house explosion near Merrill Middle School. The explosion was reported at 5:30 Monday afternoon at the corner of West Custer Ave. and Kentucky St. Pictures from the scene show the explosion collapsed an...

Crews battle fire, explosions in Garden City mobile home park

Garden City, UT  — Fire crews worked into the night after a fire that started with a mobile home spread to four other structures. The blaze began at about 8:55 p.m. in a mobile home at 3199 Nina Loop, in the Sweetwater Trailer Park subdivision in Garden City, says a...