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Elderly man dead after fire, explosion in Madeira, Ohio home

HMN- The Midwest reached 90 today as firefighters battled a home fire and reported explosion near Cincinnati, Ohio. Never rule out heat stress during response and always consider rehab for all responders.  Photo Credit: WCPO.Com MADEIRA, Ohio — An elderly man is dead after an explosion and fire at a Madeira home, police said. According to Madeira Fire Chief Steve ...

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Neighbors described the blast: ‘Like hellfire raining down’

HMN- The neighborhood was rocked and houses shook leaving a broken path of destruction in the wake of a gas explosion in Omaha. One person was killed in the blast! Check out the photos from the Omaha  World-Herald. Read the full story on the explosion HERE    

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100 gallons of sulphric acid spilled inside plant

HMN- Firefighters had to enter the structure where the hazardous material has been spilled which always compounds the complexity of the incident.  Make sure that you check out the video about PPE selection after the story and tune in to The Haz Mat Guys Podcast  for training topics like this and more . Photos via Twitter  The Charlotte Fire Department ...

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BHO Explosion (again) in Colorado

HMN – Another BHO explosion in the news.  See below for training information to keep you and your crew safe. According to the Denver Post: LOVELAND — A house on Lily Drive was heavily damaged Tuesday night after a man caused an explosion while allegedly attempting to extract hash oil. According to a release from Loveland Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jeff ...

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Possible hash oil explosion in Manitou Springs CO

According to KKTV: COLORADO, SPRINGS, Colo. Police officers responded to a possible hash oil explosion at a Manitou Springs apartment last night. The fire department forced entry into the apartment, where they extinguished a small fire. The explosion came from the refrigerator which was severe enough to cause some damage to neighboring apartments. No suspects were located in the apartment ...

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HMN Update: Bomber Killed in Nevada

HMN Update: Bomber Killed in Nevada Explosion that Destroyed Home & Vehicle LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man with two powerful bombs killed himself detonating a vehicle outside and an explosive inside a home after a woman and two girls fled for their lives in a quiet Nevada town, officials said Thursday. “There were people in the home. But before ...

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Firefighters investigating reported explosion in Reynoldsburg

According to NBC: REYNOLDSBURG, OH (WCMH) — Fire crews responded the report of an explosion in Reynoldsburg tonight.  At about 9pm, Thursday, crews were called to Century City and Brice Road on the report of an explosion. People affected by the explosion were transported to Herbert Mills Elementary School according to a spokesperson with Reynoldsburg schools. Columbus fire says they ...

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Car Bomb Kills One In Nevada- Video

HMN-Breaking: News outlet in  Las Vegas reporting the explosions were about 165 miles northeast of Vegas. PANACA, Nev. – Authorities are investigating what appears to be a car bomb explosion that killed one person in Nevada. According to the Lincoln County Record, residents said they heard a loud “boom” and the blast shook homes Wednesday night. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office told ...

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Downtown Durham streets closed after explosions blow off manhole covers

According to CBS news: DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – An area of downtown Durham is now blocked by police as Duke Energy crews work to investigate what caused underground explosions late Tuesday night. Police tell CBS North Carolina three electrical explosions blew manhole covers into the air just before 10:30 p.m. durham Emergency personnel responded to the Marriott Hotel at 201 ...

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Possible amputation after explosion in Central Park injures man

HMN-Breaking News from New York City according to CBS News Last Updated Jul 3, 2016 1:51 PM EDT NEW YORK — At least one person was injured in an explosion in Central Park Sunday morning. CBS New York reports one victim suffered a severe injured leg and was taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment by emergency responders. Although investigators haven’t ...

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