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Snowplow displaces eight after fire and explosion at Waupaca apartments

Waupaca, WI - Eight people escaped an apartment building fire this morning in Waupaca, without injury. Crews responded to a report of a gas leak at the Countryside Estates apartments on 517 Wisconsin St at 9:02 a.m. The apartment building is for the elderly and people...

Family safe after explosion triggers house fire near Wilber

Wilber, NE  — A southeast Nebraska family is safe after an explosion at their home set off a large fire. Wilber Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a fire about 13 miles west of Wilber on County Road 1200 shortly after 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. Fire Chief Scott...

Undetected carbon monoxide leak nearly kills family of 7

Summit County, CO  — A Summit County family is lucky to be alive, fire officials say, after they flipped on a faulty furnace that poured toxic fumes into their home. According to Summit Fire & EMS spokesman Steve Lipsher, a Summit County Sheriff’s deputy pulled...

High levels of carbon monoxide found inside Agawam apartment building

Agawam, MA - Seven apartments evacuated after carbon monoxide detector alerts resident Friday morning. According to a news release sent to 22News from Agawam Fire Chief Alan Sirois, at around 1 a.m. crews were called to a report of high levels of carbon monoxide at...

Local couple die from carbon monoxide poisoning

Point Roberts, WA - Gail Amundsen and Murray Church, longtime residents of Point Roberts, were discovered dead in their home on Calder Drive on Thanksgiving Day evening. The presumptive cause of death was declared by Whatcom County Medical Examiner Gary Goldfogel, MD,...

House explodes in Brooklyn injuring at least 6, displacing dozens

Brooklyn, NY - More than 130 firefighters responded to the blaze that spread to adjoining buildings and around to Jamaica Avenue. Several buildings in the area were evacuated. Video of the powerful explosion shows a massive ball of fire shoot from the building into...

2 dead after home explosion in Flint, including 4-year-old girl

FLINT, Mich. - UPDATE as of Tuesday afternoon: According to city of Flint officials, two people have been killed in a home explosion that occurred on Monday night. The Flint Fire Department says a 4-year-old girl, who was previously reported missing, has been found...

2 people hurt in explosion in Henderson County, deputies say

Henderson County, NC - Deputies and firefighters responded Wednesday to a house explosion that sent two people to the hospital, according to deputies. Maj. Frank Stout, with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office, said calls reporting an explosion on Kyles Creek Road...

Natural gas causes South Columbus home explosion, authorities say

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) - A home explosion in South Columbus was caused by a natural gas leak, the Columbus Divison of Fire confirmed to ABC6/FOX28 on Tuesday. Columbus Fire responded to a structure fire at 2704 Shelly Drive around 12:44 p.m. on Sunday, November 14. One...