Emergency Response

Gas Explosion, Fire Caused By A Construction Crew Kills Firefighter

A massive natural gas explosion killed a firefighter and leveled portions of a city block in a southern Wisconsin community, including a bar the firefighter owned, authorities said Wednesday. The blast [...]

Former Scores strip club property owner settles with Columbia Gas after 2012 Springfield explosion

Nearly three years after a natural gas explosion sent exotic dancers and the staff of Scores scrambling for cover, stripper shoes and rubble sailing in a plume over the downtown, the owner of [...]

Gas Line Explosion Sends Two to Hospital

Two people were flown to the hospital with severe burns after gas line explosion at a plant in Osseo. The gas line explosion happened around 1:15 Tuesday afternoon at Kings Valley Ag. [...]

Damaged utility lines offer clues to cause of Waxahachie blast

In the minutes after a Waxahachie blast, the home was reduced to rubble by a violent explosion Monday morning, neighbors here and around North Texas wondered who was to blame for hurting three [...]

Natural Gas Leak at Pringle Road SE Now Open

Pringle Road SE is now open following a natural gas leak that occurred around 8 a.m. Thursday near Leslie Middle School, according to a fire radio. The leak, which was reported on Suntree [...]

Crews Repair Cut Gas Line At Elementary School In Spencer

According to News9 on August 25th: An elementary school was evacuated due to a cut gas line in Spencer, Oklahoma, Tuesday morning. Green Pasture Elementary school, located at 4300 N. Post Road, [...]

Rock Falls school evacuated because of gas leak

According to KWQC-TV6 on August 21st: A gas leak forced students and staff to evacuate a Rock Falls elementary school Friday. According to district superintendent Dan Arickx, a construction project is going [...]

Explosion demolishes part of Washington State hotel

According to WKRC Cincinnati updated August 19th: An explosion demolished part of a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Washington, on Tuesday night — critically injuring a gas company worker just minutes after the [...]

UPDATE: Man Hurt in Gas Line Explosion in Winfield

According to WSAZ updated on August 17th: The nearest neighbors half a mile away from the secluded property on Harmons Branch Road say they heard what sounded like a bomb going off [...]

Third power outage in two months affects thousands in Long Beach

According to the Los Angeles Times on August 15th: Almost 19,500 Southern California Edison customers in Long Beach were left without electricity early Saturday morning after an underground cable failed, the utility reported. [...]

Buchanan Middle School break-in could delay start date

According to South Bend Tribune on August 20th: Buchanan Middle School officials are hoping they can start school on time in light of the significant damage done there during a break-in Saturday. [...]

A year after the water emergency, Bay City officials focused on improving infrastructure

According to MLive updated on August 10th: Bob Dion, Bay City's water distribution supervisor, is still trying to forget about a taxing three-day search for the source of a water main break [...]

Mismarked Utilities Cause of E. Main, Canal Gas Leak

According to Turlock City News on August 10th: The City of Turlock is reporting that mismarked underground utilities caused a contractor to hit a gas line, causing the large gas leak last [...]

UNDERGROUND VAULT EXPLOSION TRIGGERS POWER OUTAGE IN LONG BEACH FOR 2ND TIME THIS MONTH

According to ABC7 on July 30th: An underground vault explosion triggered a power outage in downtown Long Beach Thursday afternoon for the second time this month, police said. Residents reported hearing a [...]

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