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21 homes evacuated after unknown gas found in Maryland storm drain

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HMN-Baltimore County fire officials stated that the evacuation came after an unknown odor tipped them off to the hazmat release. (WBAL TV)   Baltimore County Fire officials said 21 homes in Halethorpe were evacuated following reports of an unknown odor in the area. Fire officials said crews responded shortly after 6 p.m. to a home in the 4440 block of ...

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Gas explosion sends people running for lives as flames shoot from the street

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HMN-5 people who were originally reported as missing have now been located. (SF Chronicle) Four buildings caught fire Wednesday afternoon after an explosion occurred near San Francisco’s Inner Richmond District, officials said. The incident was reported just before 1:30 p.m. at Hong Kong Lounge II near the intersection of Geary Boulevard and Parker Avenue when eight construction workers digging in ...

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One arrested after vehicle accident leads to gas main fire. (UK)

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(BBC)   A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences after a crash that caused a gas mains fire. Fire crews and police officers evacuated residents from Ringwood Road in Verwood, Dorset, after the fire began on Friday night. Dorset Police said they arrested the man after a “road traffic collision” at about 21:25 GMT. Fire crews ...

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4 dead in apparent gas explosion in Russia

Explosion

(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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NJ crews respond to gas explosion

Gas explosion

  HMN-Multiple homes and buildings have been evacuated. (NBC) What to Know Multiple homes were evacuated in Lakewood, New Jersey, Monday morning after a fire and possible gas explosion Chopper 4 showed intense orange flames leaping from what appeared to be a backyard; trees and other homes were nearby No injuries were reported Multiple buildings were evacuated in an Ocean ...

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Suicide gas formula used in death of 2 in Fresno

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2 injured in Dallas gas explosion

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Toxic gas inhalation kills family of 4 at Mexico resort

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7 taken to hospital after industrial incident

Industrial

HMN-Firefighters say a canister leaking an unidentified gas caused 7 people to be taken to the hospital.  Fox Carolina mentions that the incident occurred at Pratt Industries. DUNCAN, SC (FOX Carolina) – Firefighters said seven people were taken to the hospital via ambulance after a hazmat situation Thursday morning at a large industrial facility in Spartanburg County. Firefighters said the ...

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House explosion leaves one seriously injured.

Explosion

HMN-A house explosion leaves one woman seriously injured, and a home pieces.  Independent.co.uk reports that after the explosion a strong odor of gas was present. A woman has been seriously injured after an explosion destroyed a house in Sunderland. Fire crews pulled the woman from the rubble after the blast shook a street in the Ryhope area of the city ...

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