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Truck Collision Sets Off Massive Explosion On Chinese Expressway – VIDEO

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CNG tank explodes; Injures 2 critically

CNG

HMN-A CNG tank explosion critically injured two at a Milwaukee public works garage. JSOnline reports that the two injured were not city employees. Two men were critically injured in an explosion Tuesday at a south side Milwaukee Public Works Department garage, fire officials said. A tank of compressed natural gas that fuels a van exploded around 1 p.m. at the ...

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2 injured in HAZMAT explosion response

Hazmat response

  HMN-2 people have been injured, including one Hazmat Technician after an explosion at Grecian Delight Food.  WgnTV reports that the cause is still under investigation, but an ammonia leak is believed to have been involved. ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — Investigators are looking into what caused an explosion at a suburban food facility in elk grove village. Elk Grove ...

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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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Propane explosion knocks firefighters to ground – VIDEO

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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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3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

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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

Meth lab

  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

BHO Lab

  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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