FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — The number of people seeking new housing after a massive building explosion in Farmington, Maine, now stands at 30.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — An explosion in the boiler room of a Maryland school injured a child and two adults Wednesday.
Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman Travis Francis told The...
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a mother and daughter are under investigation for attempted murder after setting off an explosion at their home near Muenster when police and a court officer...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say they have arrested a 23-year-old man as a suspect in an explosion that damaged the headquarters of the Danish Tax Agency and injured a bystander...
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A maintenance manager was credited Tuesday with saving lives by evacuating a building before an explosion that gravely injured him, while investigators began examining the...
Owner of dry cleaner that burned in an explosion charged
PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The owner of a dry cleaning business that burned following an explosion last year has been charged with arson and other counts.
Propane blast kills firefighter, injures his brother, others
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A fierce propane explosion leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday, killing one firefighter and injuring at...
The Latest: Injured chief is brother of fallen firefighter
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a deadly propane explosion in Maine (all times local):
Maine public safety officials say a firefighter killed in a propane explosion...
Cause sought after 1 dead in Michigan home explosion
SAND BEACH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an investigation is ongoing into a weekend Michigan home explosion and fire that killed a woman and injured her adult daughter.
Official: Firefighter killed, at least 6 injured as propane explosion levels building in Maine
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Official: Firefighter killed, at least 6 injured as propane explosion levels building in Maine.
Man’s body found after house blast on daughter’s wedding day
EDGEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a man who they believe triggered an explosion in his western Pennsylvania home on his daughter's wedding day.
1 injured in marina fire, 4 boats sink
DOVER, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a boat exploded causing a fire at a marina on Kentucky Lake.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said the boat explosion and fire was...
Woman dies in eastern Michigan house explosion, fire
BAD AXE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an eastern Michigan woman was killed and her daughter was injured in a home explosion and fire.
Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson said in a statement...
Communities celebrate resiliency after gas explosions
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Merrimack Valley communities have celebrated their resiliency following last year's devastating natural gas explosions and fires.
Police: Owner blew up house on his daughter’s wedding day
EDGEWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A homeowner near Pittsburgh blew up his house on his daughter's wedding day, police said shortly after his body was found in the rubble late Saturday.
Exploding generator started deadly Brazil hospital fire
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police experts say a blaze that killed 11 people in a Rio de Janeiro hospital was triggered by the explosion of a generator in the building's basement.
Some injuries reported in Des Moines house explosion
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating an explosion that destroyed a Des Moines house and damaged others early Friday, injuring some neighbors.
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Lawsuit: Poor information about pipeline led to fatal blast
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal lawsuit accuses a major pipeline company based in Georgia of failing to tell work crews where a major underground pipeline was located before they ruptured the line,...
Manager pleads guilty in blast at California waste facility
SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — A former human resources manager at a California waste company has pleaded guilty in connection with an explosion and fire at the firm's facility five years...
Victim of natural gas explosions remembered 1 year later
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — An intersection in a Massachusetts city affected by a series of natural gas explosions a year ago has been dedicated in honor of the only person to die in the...
Victim of house explosion near Lawton was chiropractor
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A southwest Oklahoma sheriff says a house explosion that left one man dead and was initially investigated as a homicide is now considered an accident.
Explosion rocks Fort Wayne business, no injuries reported
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A high-pressure water tank has exploded inside a northeastern Indiana business, blowing a large hole in the business' roof but causing no injuries.
Victim of Vienna apartment explosion had opened gas line
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say a fatal explosion at an apartment building in Vienna in June occurred after one of the victims manipulated a gas line.
Germany: 1 person killed, 2 injured in building explosion
BERLIN (AP) — Fire services say one person has died and two people were injured in an explosion and a subsequent fire in a residential building in the western German city of...
Teams trying to determine health impacts from gas explosion
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say federal, state and local teams are trying to determine whether there are any public health impacts from a natural gas pipeline explosion last...
Man dies at hospital after explosion at home in eastern Iowa
PRESTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man died at a hospital after being injured in an explosion at his home in eastern Iowa.
Law-Jones Funeral Home in Preston says 39-year-old Daniel...
1 dead, 14 hurt by frying pan blast at German village fest
BERLIN (AP) — Police say one woman has died from severe burns sustained during a frying pan explosion that also injured 14 at a village festival in western Germany.
Boiler failure triggered gas explosion at Nevada dorm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A "catastrophic failure" in a basement boiler triggered the July 5 natural gas explosion that blew out windows and walls at a dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno, the...
US hits Iran space agency with sanctions over missile work
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program...
India oil and gas plant fire kills 3 firefighters, 1 worker
NEW DELHI (AP) — An explosion triggered a fire Tuesday at a state-run oil and gas processing plant in western India, killing four people, officials said.
Iran acknowledges rocket explosion, says test malfunctioned
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official...
Mysterious Iran rocket blast draws Trump tweet, Tehran taunt
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The unexplained explosion of a rocket at an Iranian space center grew more mysterious Saturday as President Donald Trump tweeted what appeared to be an American...
Investigators rule New Mexico fireworks explosion accidental
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Investigators have determined a fireworks explosion that killed a New Mexico firefighter and severely injured another was accidental.
Officials say Rochester man intentionally exploded home
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say an explosion that leveled an upstate New York home was intentionally caused by the former resident, whose body was found in the wreckage.
Russian agency reveals details of radiation after explosion
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state weather and environment monitoring agency on Monday released new details about a brief spike in radioactivity following a mysterious explosion at the navy's testing...
Vermont investigators say propane leak led to house blast
BROWNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont fire investigators say leaking propane gas was responsible for an explosion that heavily damaged a home in Brownington.
Heard for miles: Gas explosion hits office, shopping complex
A powerful natural gas explosion badly damaged a Maryland office complex and shopping center Sunday morning, ripping away part of the facade and exposing twisted metal, authorities said.
The Latest: Rehabilitation center to be demolished
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at a New Jersey rehabilitation center (all times local):
Authorities say a New Jersey rehabilitation center will be demolished...
Body found after house explodes in southwestern Oklahoma
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Oklahoma say a body has been discovered in the charred rubble of a vacant residence that exploded and burned.
Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dorm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada, Reno officials knew it was a bit of a gamble when they agreed to lease a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turn it into a college...
Body recovered from rubble of Rochester house that exploded
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Firefighters have recovered a body from the basement of a Rochester house that exploded.
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports that searchers found the...
Sweden arrests 2 more suspects in Denmark tax office blast
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say their Swedish colleagues have arrested two more people in connection with an early morning explosion that damaged the headquarters of the Danish...
Explosion levels home in Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police and fire crews are combing through the scene of a house explosion in Rochester.
The explosion happened about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in a residential neighborhood...
Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation data
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons...
Handyman denies charges in explosion that destroyed rowhome
DENVER (AP) — A handyman accused of intentionally causing an explosion that leveled a brick rowhome in Denver, injuring nine people, including himself, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree arson...
Putin says Russian nuclear explosion poses no threat
PARIS (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no threat from a deadly explosion at a secretive naval weapons testing range that has prompted international concern about radiation...
Findings from report on Reno dorm explosion completed
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A final report from an investigation into an explosion that forced two University of Nevada, Reno, dorms to close is expected to come out this week.