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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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Explosion in men’s room; strip club evacuated

HMN- Firefighter humor aside, the explosion caused minimal damage according to Telegraph news. Streets in London’s West End were evacuated after a gas or electricity explosion at the city’s oldest strip club. It brought some of the city’s busiest theaters to a standstill shortly before performances were due to begin. Emergency services blocked several roads in Soho, including Shaftesbury Avenue, ...

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Tanker explosion in Niger

Accoring to Yen.com: The disaster has seen close to 15 fire tenders rush to the scene to put out the raging flames as the entire area has been covered with smoke. Meanwhile, the Ghana Fire Service has denied reports that the explosion killed some persons. Deputy Chief Fire Officer in charge of Operations, William Mensah said “We have not seen ...

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Oil field explosion in Oklahoma

HMN- Thursday according to KJRH2 an industrial worker in an oil field caught fire after and explosion and had to be airlifted from the scene to a Tulsa hospital. PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. — At least one person was taken to the hospital after an oil field explosion in Oklahoma Thursday afternoon. The condition of the person was was not immediately ...

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Woman transported to Upstate for burns after oxygen tank explodes at Arise CNY

  According to WSYR: SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – Crews are responding to an explosion at Arise CNY on James Street in the city of Syracuse on Wednesday. Onondaga County dispatch tells NewsChannel 9 that the Syracuse Fire Department is on scene. Sgt. Rick Helterline with the Syracuse Police said an oxygen tank exploded, and that the incident was not criminal. ...

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BREAKING: Large fire at pipeline in Paradis- Video

According to 4WWL: PARADIS, La. – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fire at a Phillips 66 pipeline near the William Discovery plant in Paradis. The sheriff’s office said Highway 90 and Highway 631 are closed in both directions from Bayou Gauche Road to JB Green. Residents in that immediate area are being asked to evacuate. The ...

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France Reports Explosion at Nuclear Power Plant

Video: CBS News According to AP: PARIS — French authorities say there has been an explosion in a nuclear power plant’s machine room but that there is no leak of radiation. No injuries have been reported. The local government for the Manche region says that the blast at the Flamanville plant on France’s northwest coast has been contained and managed. ...

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