Tag Archives: gas

Woman, children burned after gas can explosion

HMN-This dangerous gas can explosion situation was covered by CBS affiliate KIMA GRANDVIEW, Wash. —  A woman and two children were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for burns after a gas can exploded in Grandview Saturday afternoon. According to the Grandview Police Department, the incident happened at 2:25 P.M. on the 300 block of Munson Court. The 28-year-old woman ...

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Do You Know Anything About Gas Station Safety?

HMN- How familiar with gas station operations are you and your team? Check out some safety features at gas stations from this video: Thanks Kevin Ryan of Baltimore, MD for sharing this info and video link.

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Fostoria, Ohio area firefighters have determined the cause of an explosion that destroyed a home

HMN- Continued failures in flammable gas lines cause death and destruction as the fall weather cools. Fostoria, Ohio area firefighters have determined the cause of an explosion that destroyed a Loudon Township home Wednesday evening. According to the reviewtimes.com Mark DeVault, acting chief for Bascom Joint Fire District, said the explosion inside 2207 S. Ohio 587 was caused by an uncapped gas ...

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Propane Destroys Fuggettoboutit: Tuckerton food truck explodes

HMN- A propane leak is to blame for yet another explosive situation leaving a business destroyed. With an expansion ratio of 270/1 it wouldn’t take much to make a bad situation worse. The gas air mixtures are explosive and will always seek an ignition source. Liquid propane is extremely efficient as a cooking and heating fuel as well as having ...

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Seminole County officials attempt to find source of foul odor

HMN- According to WESH2NEWS  SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Officials are trying to identify the source of a foul odor near the Seminole and Volusia County line, along the Interstate 4 corridor that extends into the Sanford and Lake Mary areas. Seminole County, Lake Mary and Sanford fire departments have responded to multiple gas leak incidents that are attributed to the ...

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Explosion reported in Chicago area neighborhood.

Chicago Explosion Possible gas related explosion rocks neighborhood near Romeoville.  There are unconfirmed reports of people trapped at this time. Story developing. According to FOX News: – An explosion and fire rocked a neighborhood in suburban Romeoville Tuesday night. There are unconfirmed reports that it was a gas explosion at an apartment complex in the Wespark subdivision. There were also ...

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Puppy’s collar likely the cause of Mississippi home explosion

Source: CBS News According to WLOX: GULFPORT, Miss. — Blame the dog. That’s the conclusion fire investigators have reached regarding a gas explosion at a Mississippi home. Luckily no one was home at the time Wednesday, and the family’s four dogs were all safely removed, but the blast left part of the house in ruins. Gulfport Fire Chief Mike Beyerstedt ...

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Crews Work To Fix Gas Leak In Miami

Source: CBS MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A major gas leak prompted a response from the City of Miami Fire Rescue Saturday. It happened near N.E. 50th Street and N.E. 2nd Avenue. Officials said a hazmat team was called in to work with the gascompany to stop the leak. Crews released video on Twitter of the work being done: STILL ACTIVE SCENE ...

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Gas Line Fire Erupts at Queens Construction Site – Video

Source: NBC Workers at a construction site in Queens fractured a gas line Saturday and ignited a roaring fire at the location, authorities said. A drilling rig struck a high-pressure gas line and it erupted into flames on Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, fire officials said. There was no explosion. About 40 workers were at the site at the ...

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