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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 [...]

Jury awards JJ’s Restaurant $5.9M for gas explosion

According to Kansas City Business Journal updated on August 28th: A Jackson County jury awarded $5.9 million in damages stemming from a gas main explosion on Feb. 19, 2013, at JJ's Restaurant [...]

PUCO staff: Fine Columbia Gas $400K for Upper Arlington house explosion

According to The Columbus Dispatch on August 29th: Columbia Gas faces a possible $400,000 fine for a gas explosion that destroyed an Upper Arlington house and made eight other homes uninhabitable. But [...]

WATER BACK ON AFTER LEGIONNAIRES’ SCARE AT WEST CHESTER UNIV.

According to ABC6 Action News on August 24th: Classes are underway at West Chester University following a health scare. The bacteria that causes Legionnaires' Disease was recently discovered in nine campus buildings. [...]

CITY OF HOUSTON EXPLAINS REASONS FOR UNTENDED WATER MAIN BREAKS

According to ABC13 News on August 21st: The stream on Braesmain Drive isn't runoff from recent storms -- it's a water main break that neighbors say has been leaking for weeks. "Water seems [...]

Project reveals 20,000 leaks in Mass. gas lines

According to The Boston Globe on August 21st: The state’s aging natural gas pipelines are riddled with about 20,000 potentially dangerous and environmentally damaging leaks, many decades old, according to the first [...]

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. [...]

Underground gas leak causes Walker High School, Bevill State early dismissal

According to Fox6 on August 18th: Walker High School is being dismissed because of a gas leak, according to Jasper City Schools. An underground line is leaking on school property, the fire [...]

Ruptured gas line causes large explosion in northern Colorado

According to KRDO on August 6th: A worker digging a trench on a northern Colorado ranch hit a high-pressure gas line, sparking an explosion that sent flames several hundred feet into the [...]

SoCal Edison says most underground electrical vaults need repairs

According to 89.3 KPCC on August 4th: Southern California Edison has rushed to inspect hundreds of underground electrical vaults after five of them exploded in two separate incidents in Long Beach, leaving [...]

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 [...]

Explosions rock city’s electrical grid

According to Richmond-Times Dispatch on July 24th: Lyn Bew noticed white smoke trickling from a manhole cover on Richmond’s East Main Street on Friday morning before he drove over it and parked [...]

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