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Explosion and fire leads to injuries in Colorado

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  HMN-Explosion and fire rocks Colorado hotel and leads to injuries.  Coincidentally, fire crews were already on site for a different emergency when the explosion occurred in another section of the complex. The Reporter Herald provides more.   An explosion and fire sent two people to the hospital and injured two others Saturday evening at the Rosebud Motel, 660 E. ...

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Two firefighters call “May Day” in explosion near Chicago

HMN- According to CBS Chicago “Pets Killed In House Fire, Explosion In South Suburbs” (CBS) — A house explosion and fire in south suburban Oak Lawn injured two firefighters and killed pets who were trapped inside. The incident began around 4 p.m. Friday at 163rd and Kedvale, alongside Interstate 57. Neighbors say they heard a large explosion. “The whole entire ...

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Tank explosion kills 1, injures 2 others.

  HMN-A DeSoto Parish tank explosion kills one, and injures two others on Tuesday.  The cause is still under investigation according to KSLA   . DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) – A contract worker died and two others were hurt in a well site explosion in DeSoto Parish. It happened at 11:46 a.m. Tuesday on Walker Road about a mile west-southwest ...

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Breaking News: explosion in Baltimore UPS store

HMN-  Breaking news from Baltimore Maryland. A  reported chemical explosion at a UPS store with two victims possibly  exposed to an unknown chemical. City of Baltimore hazmat teams are on scene this is an ongoing incident updates will be provided. The incident Address is 211 East  Lombard St in  downtown Baltimore.  

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Soldier in custody after explosion/fire in Louisiana

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  HMN-A soldier is in custody after an explosion and fire occurred on a piece of land next to the Fort Polk military base in Louisiana.  The LSP HAZMAT team has released that the soldiers home was also searched, and that “items of interest” were found, however did not elaborate on what these items were.  TheTownTalk provides more. An active-duty ...

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Explosion at Army ammunition plant in Missouri kills 1

HMN- According to the Army Times the explosion near Kansas City, Missouri killed one KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast happened at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City. Army officials ...

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One severely burned in drug lab explosion

    HMN-One man is severely burned after what officials are saying was a drug lab explosion.  ABC 7 provides more. PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) — An explosion that left one person with severe burn injuries at a Pasadena home Monday was confirmed as a drug lab fire, according to investigators. The explosion happened at a back shed of a home ...

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BREAKING-One injured at Delmarva Petroleum

Industrial incident leaves one burned at petroleum facility.     HMN-One man is reported injured with second degree burns over 80% of his body in industrial explosion.  WBOC provides more. LINCOLN, Del. – The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office says one man was hurt during an explosion at Delmarva Petroleum. Investigators say it happened around 1 p.m. on Tuesday March ...

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Propane tank explosion at Bluffton home kills one person

HMN- One person was dead after propane grill exploded according to WJCL News Bluffton, SC —One person is dead after a propane tank exploded near a grill outside of a Bluffton home. Bluffton Police say it happened in Bluffton’s Hampton Lake subdivision Sunday night. The cause of that explosion is now under investigation. WJCL will continue to update this story ...

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Hazmat responds to chemical reaction at South Bend adhesive plant

HMN- South Bend, Indiana chemical plant fire causes shelter in place orders according to WNDU News Center 16. “Wednesday night, South Bend fire activated its hazmat team after reports of chemical explosions at a near west-side factory. Around 9:30 p.m. first responders were called to Royal Adhesives in the 2000-block of West Washington St. Crews soon determined that a chemical reaction ...

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