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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...

Natural gas blamed for explosion at Selma community center

Selma, AL - An explosion that damaged Selma's city convention center on Monday was caused by a natural gas problem, the mayor told city leaders. The Selma Times-Journal reported that Mayor James Perkins Jr. told a City Council meeting on Tuesday that Spire, a natural...

Couple In North Huntingdon Dies Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

North Huntingdon, PA – An elderly couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning inside their home on Thursday. According to North Huntingdon Police, a family member was unable to make contact with his parents, Joseph and Freda Polinski, so he drove to their home in the...

Explosion and fire destroys boat on Huyck Lake

Kinderhook Township, MI – An explosion and fire destroyed a boat on Huyck Lake just before noon on Sunday. The Branch County Sheriff’s Department reports the incident took place as 34-year-old Zachariah Young of Middle Point, Ohio was starting his boat near the access...

At Least 20 Displaced, 1 Injured In Winthrop Gas Explosion

Winthrop, MA — A woman suffered serious injuries and at least 20 people are displace after a natural gas explosion at a Winthrop apartment. Fire official officials said the explosion happened Friday in the laundry room of an apartment on Irwin Street. A 57-year-old...