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Firefighter, 2 Others Injured by Gas Leak Explosion at Florida Home

A firefighter and two residents were injured in an explosion caused by a gas leak at a home in Bradenton, Fla., fire officials said. The residents were taken to a hospital on Wednesday afternoon for treatment of their injuries, while …

Maine Firefighters Get Meters to Prevent Future Explosions

Twenty fire departments in Maine are getting gas detection meters from the state to help prevent another disaster like the Farmington gas leak explosion. The explosion last September killed Farmington fire Capt. Michael Bell and injured seven other people. Democratic …

Research Shows Suburban Population Near Natural Gas Storage in 6 States

About 65% of active natural gas storage (UGS) wells in the United States are located in suburban residential areas and not in more sparsely populated commercial, industrial, or even rural areas like many new unconventional wells, according to a new …

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Kentucky House Explosion

Police say an explosion at a Kentucky home has killed one person and injured two others. State Trooper Scotty Sharp says in a news release the explosion occurred Saturday in McDaniels. The statement says a preliminary investigation found the explosion …

Boiler Room Explosion at Florida Penthouse Injures 6

A penthouse boiler room exploded because of a gas leak Friday at a 33-story high-rise near Miami, injuring at least six people, fire officials said. The explosion happened around noon on the top floor of the Château Beach Residences, a …