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Mississippi ammunition plant explosion injures 7

ammunition explosion

    HMN-The Explosion occurred at the Winchester ammunition plant which was opened in 2011.   (Clarion Ledger) OXFORD – An explosion at a Mississippi ammunition plant caused minor injuries to seven workers. Winchester Ammunition says the explosion happened in a production area at its Oxford plant Tuesday. The company says it’s investigating the cause. News outlets report at least three ...

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4 dead in apparent gas explosion in Russia

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(ABC) Hundreds of rescue workers raced bitterly cold weather in Russia’s Ural Mountains region Monday as they searched for survivors in the hulking concrete blocks from a partially collapsed apartment building where at least four people died. The nation’s top investigative agency, the Investigative Committee, said an explosion triggered by a gas leak apparently caused the pre-dawn collapse in the ...

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CAL/OSHA issue fines in industrial cannabis production related explosion

  Business Insider   CAL/OSHA has issued a fine in excess of $50,000 to a cannabis firm in California after an accident resulted in one employee being injured. On June 19, an employee of Santa Cruz, California-based Future2 Labs Health Services Inc. was working alone inside a 128-square-foot portable storage container in Watsonville, using propane to extract oil from cannabis ...

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LAPD, LAFD Responding to Report of Box Truck Explosion

ABC7   No injuries reported after a box truck explosion that the area of Boyle Heights Street shut down friday night. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. in the 2700 block of Olympic Boulevard, near Soto Street. According to Los Angeles Fire Department officials, the truck was parked near a gas station when the explosion occurred. Contrary to initial ...

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1 killed after hazardous waste disposal site explosion

Explosion

(Spokesman) BOISE – An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said. US Ecology, which runs the site, said Monte “Alex” Green of Grand View, Idaho, died of his injuries from the explosion at 9:23 a.m. inside one of the buildings at the facility. Green ...

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NJ crews respond to gas explosion

Gas explosion

  HMN-Multiple homes and buildings have been evacuated. (NBC) What to Know Multiple homes were evacuated in Lakewood, New Jersey, Monday morning after a fire and possible gas explosion Chopper 4 showed intense orange flames leaping from what appeared to be a backyard; trees and other homes were nearby No injuries were reported Multiple buildings were evacuated in an Ocean ...

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Pipeline explosion reported in Texas

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  HMN-The Sutton County Sheriffs Department has confirmed a pipeline explosion this evening in Texas. It is reported on their Facebook page that there are two known injuries at this time, one major. Create Life Saving Experiences with HAZSIM.  Click HERE for more information. Ready for your free quote? Submit HERE.

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8 injured in oil refinery blast

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(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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