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Homemade bomb explodes at Escondido school

ESCONDIDO, Calif. – A student has been charged after a homemade bomb exploded at San Pasqual Valley Academy Thursday morning. According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, a school staff member saw the “toilet-bowl” bomb on campus and picked it up. The 15-year-old boy who brought the homemade device to school warned the adult to put it down. It’s ...

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Hazardous Materials in Houston Fire

Photos from ABC13 Houston ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON — May 5, 2016, A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school and led to the contamination of nearby creeks with pollutants. The fire that generated towering plumes of black smoke began around 10 a.m. in ...

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Explosion caused by detached gas pipe – CNG/LNG Training

Oakland Road apartment complex explosion caused by detached gas pipe According to Greg Buelow of The Gazzette:  Cedar Rapids public safety spokesperson, the explosion was caused due to a gas line that was disconnected from the gas water heater in the apartment unit where the explosion originated. Full Article   Training The HazMat Guys Nation Roundtable Gas Leaks LNG/CNG Podcast ...

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Explosion leaves gas station store in rubble

According to Fox* Cleveland: ASHLAND, Ohio- Residents blocks from the Mobile Mart on East Main Street were shaken from their sleep early Tuesday by a powerful explosion that left the building in rubble. The explosion happened about 3:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived they say they discovered the building blown apart but very little fire. A back wall of the building ...

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2 CRITICALLY INJURED IN PROPANE EXPLOSION IN CALIFORNIA

According to ABC7 Los Angeles: At least two people were critically injured after suffering burns following a propane explosion in Santa Fe Springs Monday morning, fire officials said. The explosion was reported in the 13500 block of Orden Drive at about 6:30 a.m., a Downey Fire Department spokesman said. A trash truck was seen burning in AIR7 HD footage. The ...

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Huge Gas Well Explosion In Pennsylvania – VIDEO

From Youtube/Undergroundworldnews Crews are responding to a natural gas explosion in Pennsylvania where at least one injury has been reported. The explosion involves either a pipeline or a gas well. It occurred Friday morning in Salem Township, Westmoreland County in the area of Route 22 at Route 819 where evacuations have occurred.

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Its just a fire until its not! Vehicle gas tank explosion caught on tape during house fire in Indiana.

HMN-The danger in emergency services is always compliancy. Its just a fire until the propane tank in the garage explodes or in the case of this Indiana firefighter its the cars gas tank. How many times do you forgo your PPE or take a shortcut. This helmet cam caught the vehicle gas tank explode and fortunately no one was injured. ...

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Death toll at 28 in Mexico plant explosion

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HMN- According to multiple news sources the death toll may increase with more then a dozen still hospitalized.  Although vinyl chloride is produced at the plant it is still unclear of the explosions cause. MEXICO CITY (AP) — Searchers recovered four more bodies from a petrochemical plant wrecked by a huge explosion this week on Mexico’s southeastern Gulf coast, raising the ...

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Crews respond to fire, explosion at Butler County PA plant

According to WPXI PETROLIA, Pa. — Emergency crews were called Thursday afternoon for a fire and explosion at an industrial plant in Petrolia, Butler County. The incident was reported just before 1:30 p.m. at the Sonneborn Plant, prompting the response of dozens of firefighters. People reported feeling the explosion from miles away. “My sister lives in East Brady, and its ...

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State Police responded to hazmat, 2 injured

  ESPAÑOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police responded to a hazmat in Española near Paseo de Onate and Los Alamos Highway on Friday. According to State Police, a Jeep was transporting hazardous materials around 11 a.m Friday in the area when an explosion occurred. An investigation revealed that driver, Henry Wilton, and passenger, Eric Lucero, heard one of the canisters ...

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