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Gas Explosion at Townhouse Injures Worker in Backyard, Cause Serious Damage to Interior of Townhouse on Shagbark Lane, Streamwood

Townhouse Explosion Possibly Caused by Worker’s Saw Hitting Gas Line on ShagBark Ln in Streamwood. Streamwood police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 4:00 p.m. Monday July 29, 2019 to a report of an explosion and blown […]

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Gas Explosion Kills One Person, Injures 11 in Canton, Illinois — Southwest of Peoria

Authorities in Canton, southwest of Peoria, Illinois say a gas explosion killed a utility worker on Wednesday night and damaged several downtown buildings. Eleven people were hospitalized. (Nov. 17) Canton police and firefighters responded about […]

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Gas Explosion Reported; Significant Damage to Townhouse Apartment on Linda Ln Near Holly Ln, Unincorporated Des Plaines

Cook County Sheriff’s police and North Maine and Des Plaines firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:15 AM Thursday to gas explosion with a structural collapse at 9955 Linda Lane Des Plaines, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a […]

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Surveillance Video Captures Motel 6 Gas Explosion; 16 Rooms Destroyed, Gas Company Worker Critically Injured in Bremerton

Surveillance video captured the moment a gas leak at a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Washington, caused a large explosion. A fast-acting hotel manager and former volunteer firefighter, who evacuated a Bremerton, Washington Motel 6 minutes […]

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Explosion and Fire at Bremerton, Washington Motel 6 After Gas Odor Was Reported, 1 Critical and 3 Missing

An explosion demolished part of a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Washington, on Tuesday night — critically injuring a gas company worker just minutes after the acting hotel manager had evacuated the building due to a […]

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Fatal Indianapolis House Explosion on November 10 Incident Is Now a Homicide Investigation

Indiana law enforcement officers have launched a criminal homicide investigation in the case of house explosion that killed two peopled and injured at least eight people, according to Indianapolis Homeland Security Director Gary Coons. The […]