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5 injured after steam explosion in Baltimore

HMN-5 have been injured after a steam piping explosion in Baltimore, MD.  The Baltimore sun reports that the explosion happened during rush hour just before an Orioles game.   A steam pipe exploded on Eutaw Street between West Lombard and Pratt Streets Tuesday evening during rush hour and just before the Orioles game, a Baltimore Fire Department spokeswoman said. Five ...

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1 transported to hospital after small explosion reported

According to KSAT12.com: SAN ANTONIO – One man was taken to the hospital after a small explosion was reported north of downtown. The explosion happened at a home in the 200 block of East Elmira Street on Thursday night. The San Antonio Fire Department said arson investigators are looking into three different water heaters in the home, one of which ...

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SASOL refinery evacuated after blast in South Africa

HMN-An explosion at a SASOL facility in South Africa injures atleast 11 according to moneyweb.co.  The explosion led to a partial facility shut down.   JOHANNESBURG – A blast on Monday at South Africa’s Natref oil refinery injured 11 people and forced the shutdown of operations close to the 108 000 barrel per day facility but production at the main ...

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Possible Meth lab explosion sends 3 to hospital

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  HMN-A suspected Meth lab explosion in Pennsylvania sends 3 to area hospitals.  According to TribLive, 2 of the patients suffered possible chemical burns.   CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. – Three people were taken to hospitals early Sunday morning after a suspected meth lab explosion in Fayette County, officials said. The explosion happened shortly before 3 a.m. at a duplex on South ...

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BHO lab fire injures one


  HMN-What appears to be a BHO lab fire injures one man in Costa Mesa. Fire crews were able to suppress the fire within about 20 minutes according to the OC Register.   COSTA MESA — A man suspected of running an illegal butane honey oil extraction lab suffered moderate burns when his operation caught fire on Thursday, May 11, ...

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