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Explosions were heard from a light industrial complex that caught fire Saturday; fire officials told residents within a 1/2-mile radius to remain indoors. (AP photo: Adam Beam) ...
No one was injured when a garbage truck fueled by natural gas exploded like a missile ...
Little has been accomplished since the disaster, despite some state legislation and an executive order from President Barack Obama to improve chemical facility safety ...
The firefighter handled breathing equipment from a nuclear plant sent to the fire station for storage. ...
All employees have been accounted for and are safe; the cause of the fire is unknown ...
Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says a preliminary investigation found that the explosion was caused when a chemical used in the manufacture of LED lights made contact with water. ...
Officials said there was no fire and no chemicals were released into the air; the cause of the blast is under investigation ...
New Martinsville Fire Chief Larry Couch said there was no damage to the cars. No propane, also known as liquefied petroleum gas, was released. ...
As soon as firefighters applied water to the chemical fire it exploded like a concussion grenade. ...
The amount also covers the costs of equipment of opening schools to use as shelters and command centers and of housing residents' pets at the county's animal shelter ...
Radioactivity wasn't detected after the Oct. 18 blast and fire, and no injuries were reported. ...
Sixteen people were pulled to safety when an angle belt caught fire in the underground mine; China mines have long been the most deadly. ...
The Associated Press LEETSDALE, Pa. — Workers at a warehouse were pouring hydraulic fracturing chemicals into a production tank Tuesday when a fire started, forcing residents ...
The main safety concern has been around the well itself because a spark could ignite any accumulated methane and cause a fire around the well. ...
Firefighters are sifting through the quicksand-like clay mud looking for survivors. ...
The firefighters, who were taken to a hospital for treatment, suffered minor injuries. ...
There is a lack of statewide emergency planning and hazardous-material response capability should an oil spill occur ...
A 2013 tire fire was the impetus for stronger regulations; part of the change will give fire personnel clearer access to stored tires. ...
A broken rail that started with a crack that should have been detected but was missed in two inspections. ...
Firefighters from five departments battled fire in at least one of the seven rail cars. ...



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