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Three Hospitalized After Gas Explosion at Virginia Restaurant

Three people were hospitalized Thursday following a gas explosion in the kitchen of a Virginia restaurant, leaving one of the victims with life-threatening injuries, according to authorities. Crossroads Restaurant in Doswell was closed at the time of the 12:30 p.m. …

Gas Explosion Engulfs Three Long Island Homes in Flames

Two firefighters and a resident were injured when three Long Island houses were set ablaze by a gas explosion early Sunday morning, fire officials said. The explosion shortly after 5:30 a.m. destroyed three homes in Meadowmere Park in Nassau County, …

Four Hurt in Fire Pit Explosion in Wealthy Hamptons Area of New York

Four people suffered serious burns when a fire pit exploded in the wealthy Hamptons area of New York’s Long Island, police said. The explosion happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday at a house in Bridgehampton, the Southampton Town Police Department …

Connecticut Boat Explosion That Sent Six Into the Water Being Investigated

Connecticut officials are investigating the cause of a boat explosion that forced six people to jump to safety into Norwalk Harbor. Multiple people called 911 to report the explosion at about 6 p.m. Thursday. All six people aboard were rescued, …

Kentucky Officials Received Calls About Gas Smell Before Explosion

Kentucky officials received calls complaining about the smell of gas before an explosion that killed two people at a home near the rural community of Campton on Saturday. Wolf County Emergency Management Director Marcus Stephens told WLEX-TV that someone at …

Vermont Police Investigating After One Injured in Explosion of ‘Homemade Device’

Vermont police are investigating after one person was injured by the explosion of what’s described as a “small homemade destructive device.” Brattleboro police say there is no known concern for the safety of the public. Police and rescue crews were …

One Dead After Underground Tank Explodes at New York Gas Station

Authorities are investigating an explosion in an underground tank at an upstate New York gas station that killed a worker. State police say the explosion happened Friday afternoon at a Speedway station in the town of Dickinson in Broome County. …

Philadelphia Refinery Fire Out, Probe into Cause of Blaze to Begin

A fire in a Philadelphia refinery struck by explosions and a pre-dawn blaze last week has now been extinguished as an investigation is launched into what caused it, authorities said. The blaze at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex, the …

Officials Say Two Dead, Four Injured in Virginia Gas Station Explosion

Authorities say an explosion at a Virginia gas station has left two people dead and four people injured. According to The Roanoke Times, Rockbridge County Fire and EMS Chief Nathan Ramsey said the remains of two people were found in …

New Jersey Blast Destroys Home, Damages School

Authorities say an explosion in a northwestern New Jersey home destroyed the residence and damaged a high school across the street. No injuries were reported in the blast, which occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday in Hardyston. Officials say no …