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Birmingham fire chief: Appliance gas leak caused house explosion

Birmingham, MI – The Birmingham fire chief said a natural gas leak from an appliance service line caused a  house to explode May 25 in the 1300 block of Chapin Avenue near Woodward Avenue. The homeowner had been away for several weeks taking care of her father and...

Four injured in Middletown house fire

Middletown, CT -- Crews in Middletown battled a house fire on Friday morning. The fire broke out at a home on Saybrook Road before 7 a.m. Fire crews from multiple towns were called to the scene. “The first five to 10 minutes we are trying to put the fire out and...

Natural gas causes Berlin house explosion, fire; homeowner injured

Berlin, CT - A gas explosion lifted a Berlin house off its foundation Monday and injured the 88-year-old homeowner who was in the basement at the time. What caused gas to begin leaking inside Edison Occhi’s home at 239 Christian Lane is not clear, fire officials said...

Harrisonburg family rescued from lethal levels of carbon monoxide

Harrisburg, VA — A family of six was rescued from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Harrisonburg home on Tuesday morning. According to the Harrisonburg Fire Department, 911 dispatchers got a call around 5:15 a.m. on the morning after Memorial Day from a home in the 1700...

2 adults released from hospital, one critical in carbon monoxide leak

Peoria, IL - Peoria Firefighters and Paramedics responded to what seemed to be a routine medical call around 3:45 Sunday afternoon. When they arrived to the home in the 1300 block of W. Holly Hedges Dr. first responders saw "numerous unconscious or altered conscious...

Two dead due to carbon monoxide poisoning

Lackawanna County, PA — An investigation is underway after two people were found dead inside a home Sunday. Fire crews were called to the place along Main Street in Fell Township around 1 p.m. Sunday. Fire officials tell Newswatch 16 that two women died due to carbon...

One person taken to the hospital after a boat fire Saturday

Erie, PA - A reported boat explosion sent Erie fire crews racing to the scene Saturday afternoon. According to Erie County 911, this happened around 4 p.m. near Ore Dock Road on the South Pier. When crews arrived they were able to quickly put out the fire. According...

4 injured after explosion and fire on boat at Charleston Harbor Marina

Mount Pleasant, SC - Four boaters were injured Sunday night at the Charleston Harbor Marina’s fueling station near Patriots Point after an explosion and small fire on their craft. Mount Pleasant Fire Chief Mike Mixon said a fellow boater reported hearing the explosion...