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Police: Man, 76, Survives Paynesville Home Explosion

Paynesville, MN - Natural gas is believed to be the cause of a home explosion Tuesday morning in Paynesville.Police say it happened at about 8:43 a.m. on the 500 block of Morningside Avenue. First responders arrived to find the home had collapsed.The homeowner,...

Possible explosion under investigation in KCK

Kansas City, KS - Investigators are looking into what could have caused a possible explosion at a vacant duplex in Kansas City, Kansas.KCK firefighters were called to the scene near 55th and Everett early Monday morning.Several neighbors reported hearing what they...

Whitko H.S. student suffers burns in house explosion and fire

South Whitley, IN - A teen-aged girl faces several weeks, if not months, of treatment for burns suffered when her house exploded, then caught fire.“Her whole room was consumed with flames and she literally had to run through the flames to get upstairs, to get out of...

4 people hospitalized after boat explodes at Fort Lauderdale marina

Fort Lauderdale, FL - First responders rushed to a Fort Lauderdale marina after a boat exploded Sunday afternoon.A 28-foot boat exploded with six occupants on board at the Lauderdale Marina.William Garland, a retired firefighter, was nearby and immediately helped to...

4 people hospitalized due to high level of carbon monoxide in home

Franklin County, PA - Four people were taken to area hospitals after high levels of carbon monoxide were found inside a Franklin County home, according to officials with the Franklin Fire Company.Emergency responders were called about 6:44 p.m. to a home on Wren Court...

Explosion, fire damage Nanticoke home

Nanticoke, PA - An explosion and fire caused extensive damage to a home in the 100 block of West Church Street in the city Sunday evening.Fire Captain Mark Boncal said there was a strong odor of natural gas in the area prior to the blast at about 6:20 p.m.A property...

House explosion reported in Columbia, Illinois

Columbia, IL- Firefighters received a call at 7:45 a.m. Friday for a house explosion in Columbia, Ill.KMOX listeners said they could see flames shooting from a home in the 100 block Lookout Drive, near IL Route 3 and IL Route 158.Columbia Fire Chief Mike Rodeiger said...

State College building evacuated due to high levels of carbon monoxide

State College, PA - Apartment tenants were reported safe Wednesday morning after high levels of carbon monoxide were found in their building.The Alpha Fire Company was called out to a converted apartment building on 134 South Gill Street (near downtown State College)...

Carbon Monoxide Leak Forces Evacuation Of DuPage County Hockey Venue

Glen Ellyn, IL - A hockey and ice skating venue near Glen Ellyn was evacuated Sunday evening due to what witnesses said was a carbon monoxide leak.The Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company was called to the Center Ice of DuPage, at 1-N-450 Highland Ave. in unincorporated...