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Neighbor Smelled Gas Before ‘Explosion,’ House Fire In Kenosha

Kenosha, WI - Firefighters worked to put out flames at a house fire in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Sunday morning. Electrical wires could be heard popping, and bright lights flashed as crews fought the blaze. A person living near the house said there was an explosion, and...

Two dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

Star Lake, NY - Two people died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning inside a home in Star Lake, state police said Monday. The bodies of Brian Merkley, 49, and Lisa Leroux, 53, were found late Saturday afternoon inside a one story home at 188 Benson Mines Golf Course...

Man injured in Grady Co. home explosion

Grady County, OK  – A man has been transported to a hospital following a house explosion. Fire crews are on scene. Officials say initial reports indicate the blast was caused by a propane leak that settled into the home’s basement. The water heater then ignited the...

Man killed in deadly explosion in Brookings

Brookings, SD - We are following some developing news out of Brookings concerning a deadly explosion and fire. In an interview with a local radio station, Fire Chief Darrell Hartmann said the call came in before noon. He said crews arrived to find smoke and flames. He...

State lawmakers look into propane and natural gas detector regulations

Augusta, ME - In wake of last year's tragic explosion at the LEAP, Inc. building in Farmington, lawmakers in Augusta are looking to increase safety measures. A public hearing was held Wednesday on a bill aimed at getting propane and natural gas detectors into more...

FDNY: 11 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide In Fordham Manor

New York, NY — Residents were evacuated from their Bronx apartments Monday after some people said they suddenly felt ill. Investigators said the problem was carbon monoxide, CBS2’s Jessica Layton reported. Parents hugged their kids in the cold, knowing that despite...