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8 injured in oil refinery blast


(RT.com)   Around 400 firefighters were deployed to battle a large fire ravaging a petroleum plant in Bavaria, while the locals were asked to keep doors and windows shut to avoid heavy smoke. A total of eight people were injured by the blast that rocked the Bayernoil refinery on Saturday in the town of Vohburg an der Donau in Bavaria, ...

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Woman dead after house explosion


(Edmonton Journal) The subdivision of Paso Estates near Cooking Lake was shaken Sunday afternoon with a fatal home explosion that left one woman dead. Mounties were called to Range Road 224 and Township Road 513 southeast of Sherwood Park around 2:10 p.m. Sunday for an explosion that destroyed the acreage home. A Strathcona County emergency services technical rescue team had ...

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No injuries reported after pool chemical explosion

Chemical explosion

HMN-No injuries were reported after chemicals that were being mixed exploded at a Massachusetts residence. (NECN) No one was injured Saturday night when mixed pool chemicals exploded at a home on Glen Street in Whitman, Massachusetts. the incident occurred at the home just off of Route 18. The people inside of the home had been mixing pool chemicals, and that ...

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Gas plant in Austin County has residents under mandatory evacuation

HMN-Some residents in Austin County Texas are under a mandatory evacuation following a gas plant explosion.  The evacuations are now extending past a 5 mile radius as fears of a larger explosion loom.  (ABC 13) BELLVILLE, Texas (KTRK) — Several early morning explosions rocked the Western International Gas plant on Highway 159 in Austin County. An evacuation is in progress ...

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Lake Charles Fire responds to grain silo explosion

HMN-Units from Lake Charles Fire Department responded to a reported grain silo explosion mid day Thursday.  KPLC reports that the explosion removed the roof from the silo.  No injuries have been reported and the cause remains under investigation. LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – An explosion in a grain silo has been reported at the Port of Lake Charles, Executive Director ...

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Danbury fire dodges propane tank explosions at fire


HMN-Crews from Danbury Connecticut battled a garage fire that led to several tank explosions Sunday morning. (WTNH) Latest Fairfield County News DANBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – Firefighters in Danburyresponded to a home after a garage fire led to an explosion on Sunday morning. The incident took place at a residence on Fairlawn Avenue. Investigators say the garage had oxygen and propane ...

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