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Rally death attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning

Sturgis, SD - Sheriff's officials say the death of a Nebraska man at the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota is apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning.The Omaha man, who has not been identified, was found dead in his motor home at the rally on Tuesday. The...

Detroit house explosion possibly caused by natural gas leak

Detroit, MI - A natural gas leak -- possibly from a defective appliance -- is being blamed on an explosion and fire that destroyed a Detroit home and damaged two adjacent houses.The Detroit Free Press reports Wednesday that fire officials say the gas leak was inside...

Boat destroyed by fire on Sebec Lake, incident caught on webcam

Dover-Foxcroft, ME - A dramatic boat fire was caught on webcam Tuesday at the public marina on Sebec Lake.It happened just after noon at Greeley's Landing.According to the fire chief, the owner of the boat was with his daughter and had just filled it with gas.The...

Fire destroys boat on Rose Lake

Rose Lake, ID - A fire engulfed a boat on Rose Lake on Saturday night, but no injuries were reported."The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but preliminary indications show the fire started in the engine compartment, possibly due to a buildup of gas...

Carbon monoxide incident leads to hospitalizations in Meriden

Meriden, CT- A carbon monoxide incident in Meriden led to people having to be transported to the hospital.According to fire officials, it happened at a building on Old Colony Road.High levels of CO gas were detected in a part of the building.There's no word on how...

15 people taken to area hospitals after carbon monoxide concerns

Lincoln, NE - Several Lincoln Fire & Rescue medic units transported 15 people to area hospitals following a hazardous materials call in west Lincoln. It happened near Northwest 22nd and Q streets in Lincoln. The call came in around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.This is the...

Boat catches fire on Lake Texoma

Marshall County, OK - A fire department in Marshall County says several people jumped into Lake Texoma Sunday afternoon after their boat caught fire.The Enos Cardinal Cove Volunteer Fire Department says they were called to the Cardinal Cove boat ramp around 2 p.m.The...

9 People Injured In Baltimore County Carbon Monoxide Incident

Edgemere, MD - Baltimore County Fire officials said nine people were transported to Shock Trauma following a carbon monoxide incident in the Edgemere area.Firefighters were called to the 7800 block of St Claire Lane this morning after carbon monoxide entered several...

Engine explosion sinks boat at Hamilton Reservoir in Holland

Holland, MA - The smoking bow of a boat could be seen sticking out of the water at Hamilton Reservoir following an engine explosion around 3 p.m Saturday.The boat's owner and his friend were working on the boat at the owner's dock when the engine backfired, caused by...

1 hurt in boat explosion at Meinke Marina-West

Toledo, OH - One person suffered burn injuries on Friday afternoon when a boat exploded during refueling.Emergency crews responded just before 3 p.m. to the boat explosion at Meinke Marina-West.Someone had just finished fueling a boat when the explosion happened. That...

Cause of death determined for Arroyo Grande men found dead on boat

Santa Barbara County, CA - Investigators have determined the cause of death for two Arroyo Grande men found in a boat offshore of Southern Santa Barbara County.The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Coroners Bureau says 53-year-old Gary Bishop and 49-year-old...

Columbia Gas apologizes for Washington County house explosion

Washington County, PA - Columbia Gas apologized Thursday for an explosion in Washington County that obliterated a house, damaged homes nearby and left at least four people injured.In a prepared statement, the president of Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania and Maryland,...

Washington County House Destroyed In Natural Gas Explosion

Washington County, PA - A home was obliterated on Wednesday following a natural gas explosion in North Franklin Township, Washington County.The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the explosion happened in the 100 block of Park Lane, near Trinity High School.Many nearby...