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Fire at propane warehouse destroys 17 buildings; seriously injures one.

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One dead after fiery propane tanker explosion

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(FOX) CARROLLTON, Ohio-A man is dead after a tanker truck explosion in Carroll County Thursday. According to Carroll County authorities, David Ross, 48, of Pennsylvania, was driving southbound on State Route 332 when he went off the road, struck the guardrail and three telephone poles. The fully loaded propane tanker truck then went down into the lake and punctured the ...

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Hazmat situation shuts down part of Bee Creek Road – Texas

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MC-331 Overturns Carrying Propane, Shuts Down Major Highway, Evacuations Occur

Bay City News   A major highway has been reopened, and voluntary evacuations have been cancelled after a semi truck was uprighted, haz-mat, CHP said. All highways have been reopened in San Jose after a propane tanker overturned on the Interstate Highway 280 on ramp to Interstate Highway 880 Friday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. The tanker flipped around ...

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LAPD, LAFD Responding to Report of Box Truck Explosion

ABC7   No injuries reported after a box truck explosion that the area of Boyle Heights Street shut down friday night. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. in the 2700 block of Olympic Boulevard, near Soto Street. According to Los Angeles Fire Department officials, the truck was parked near a gas station when the explosion occurred. Contrary to initial ...

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Vehicle Explosion After Suicide Attempt at John Wayne Airport

OCRegister.com   Bomb squad and FBI officials were investigating an explosion in a truck that occurred at an off-site parking lot for John Wayne Airport on Tuesday, Dec. 11, with Orange County sheriff’s officials saying the explosion appeared to be a suicide attempt.   Sometime after 7:30 a.m. the explosion was reported at the Main Street Parking lot across the ...

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Propane equipment fire behind Bern Township business

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HMN-The Reading Eagle reports that the equipment mixes liquid propane and vapors. BERN TOWNSHIP, PA —   Numerous fire companies responded to a Bern Township manufacturing plant late Sunday after an exterior piece of equipment that mixes propane caught on fire. The tank was emitting gas that was aflame when crews arrived shortly after 11:30 p.m. at Eagle Metals, 1243 ...

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Statue of Liberty evacuated due to propane fire

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HMN-One construction worker has been injured. (CBS) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An propane fire on Liberty Island prompted a partial evacuation of the park and Statue of Liberty monument. According to National Park Police, a call came in to the FDNY around noon about a fire burning in a construction zone for the new security screening facility for the island. ...

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Alaskan teen injured in Propane huffing incident

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A 14 year old girl has been injured after an incident that involved huffing propane.  (ADN) A teenage Alakanuk girl was injured when a propane tank a group of young people were huffing fumes from caught fire, the Alaska State Troopers said Monday. Troopers from Emmonak were called to the Lower Yukon River ...

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Propane explosion knocks home off foundation

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