Tag Archives: explosion

Gardener planted bombs, killed from beyond the grave police say. “We do not know how many more devices might be out there”

NBCnews    MAINZ, Germany — A vengeful landscape gardener planted bombs targeting people he was embroiled in disputes with before being found dead, according to police in Germany. Investigators are hunting for more devices after two booby-trapped logs were discovered, including one at a home owned by an American that is also inhabited by a U.S. family. Bernhard Graumann, 59, ...

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Pipe bomb explodes inside mailbox, damages residence after explosion

  BBC    A 65-year-old-woman is being treated for shock after a pipe bomb attack in Craigavon, County Armagh. The device was pushed through the letterbox of a house in the Burnside area at about 12:50 GMT on Thursday and exploded inside the property. The blast caused damage to the front door and hallway of the property. The woman was upstairs at ...

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2 injured in giant meth lab explosion (Video)

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HMN-Video shows a large meth lab explosion in Memphis.   (News 965) Two people were injured when a home in the Nutbush area exploded after catching fire Wednesday evening. “I was just four streets over doing my yard and I heard a loud boom and the next thing I know I hear fire trucks coming,” said Donnie Bishop. Firefighters were ...

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RJ Reynolds Tobacco calls in HAZMAT team after explosion in Winston-Salem laboratory

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — R.J. Reynolds Tobacco called in a HAZMAT team after an explosion in Winston-Salem. According to fire crews on the scene, a mixture of chemicals caused a pressure explosion in a laboratory at 950 Reynolds Boulevard. “We had an incident in an on-site contractor’s lab where a chemical interaction caused a minor explosion,” the tobacco company said in a ...

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Shelter in place lifted after oil tank explosion

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  (Click 2 Houston)   An oil tank explosion sent a plume of dark smoke over part of Liberty County on Tuesday. The incident was reported about 11 a.m. along County Road 2018 near Daisetta. Liberty County officials said a large fire was burning, and several fire departments were called to the scene. Video from SKY2 showed that firefighters had ...

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One hurt after possible “Honey Oil” explosion in Redondo Beach


HMN-One hurt in suspected Honey Oil explosion in Redondo Beach. (Daily Breeze) Officials launched a criminal investigation into a Redondo Beach fire that sent one burn victim to a hospital on Monday, Jan. 21. Crews responded at about 2:40 p.m. to a report of a residential fire at 714 S. Pacific Coast Highway, near Knob Hill Avenue, said  Redondo Beach ...

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66 dead, dozens more injured in illegal Mexico pipeline tap

(ABC 7) Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people. More than 85 other people on Saturday were listed as missing as relatives of the deceased and onlookers gathered around the scene of carnage. Just a few ...

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No injuries after saltwater disposal site experiences tank explosion

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  (Williston Herald) No one was hurt Thursday when a tank at a saltwater disposal site in Watford City exploded. The explosion happened around 12:15 p.m., according to Karolin Jappe, McKenzie County emergency manager. The tanks are where saltwater used in hydraulic fracturing is processed. In the tanks, water, oil and gas are separated from each other. Something in one ...

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Mississippi ammunition plant explosion injures 7

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    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


(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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