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Two injured after explosion, fire at Logan County home

Logan County, WV — A man and a woman were harmed in a fire and explosion in Logan County. The fire happened around 6:30 p.m. in the Davin area on Route 10. Authorities believe the explosion was caused by natural gas. Crews say the house was destroyed. The condition of...

Home explosion injures La Plata County woman

La Plata County, CO - A large explosion at a home near Lemon Reservoir in La Plata County resulted in one person being airlifted to a burn center. Upper Pine River Fire Protection District responded Wednesday to the explosion in the Forest Groves subdivision off...

East Stroudsburg man found dead of suspected CO poisoning

East Stroudsburg, PA - An East Stroudsburg man died in his home from what authorities suspect to be carbon monoxide poisoning on Wednesday. Pennsylvania State Police, along with Bushkill EMS, Suburban EMS and the Marshalls Creek Volunteer Fire Company were called to a...

Two dead in Ragley from carbon monoxide poisoning

Ragley, LA  - Two people are dead in Ragley from carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office. The individuals died at a home on John’s Circle overnight on July 1, 2021. The identity of the victims is currently being withheld as...

Carbon monoxide in Milwaukee home, 9 taken to hospital

Milwaukee, WI - It was a close call Wednesday morning, June 30 for a family nearly poisoned by carbon monoxide in their Milwaukee home. It happened shortly before 6 a.m. near 63rd and Stark. It came from a generator, according to fire officials, purchased after their...

No one hurt in gas-leak explosion at Hendrick House

Urbana, IL — Urbana firefighters continue to investigate a gas leak that caused an explosion Monday at a privately owned dormitory on the University of Illinois campus. Urbana Fire Chief Chuck Lauss said 56 students were evacuated from Hendrick House, 904 W. Green...

Looking at the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning while boating

Cleveland, OH — The 4th of July weekend draws boaters to the water in droves, all hoping to enjoy themselves and take in the fresh air. However, sometimes that air can be a problem. “Unfortunately, because you are out in the open, people are lulled into a false sense...

1 injured in natural gas explosion at home on Eighth Street in Rockford

Rockford, IL  — A two-family house on the city’s far south side was destroyed during a natural gas explosion Saturday. The cause of the blast hasn’t been determined, according to Rockford Fire Department Investigator John McGee. “We just had a gas leak in the basement...

Best carbon monoxide detectors

Carbon monoxide detectors Chicago, IL - Many homeowners easily see the value of installing a burglar alarm or a smoke detector. A burglar could steal thousands of dollars in personal property, and a fire could destroy the entire structure. However, there is another...