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A gas explosion collapsed part of a multi-family structure in Wappingers Falls
Two firefighters were injured when an explosion leveled one home and damaged several others
Natural gas was the suspected cause of the blast, the Denver Fire Department said
First responders in Plum rescued people trapped under debris after the blast damaged at least 12 homes
Residents reported an explosion in the Newark Housing Authority building that led to the collapse
Two incidents, decades apart, highlight the risks of operating near this dangerous compound
Firefighters must ensure that they have and properly maintain air monitoring equipment to quickly identify dangerous environments
More than 100 firefighters and other rescue personnel responded to the scene of a partial building collapse, heavy fire conditions and multiple injuries
Firefighters must remain vigilant at explosion response scenes, particularly when the blast source has yet to be identified
Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said early indications suggest gasoline in sewer system caught fire and blew out the manholes
Pressurized vessels often necessitate taking a defensive position until the heat source is removed
Interim Fire Rescue Chief Tim “TD” Hardy said the report is part of a series of evaluations meant to prevent similar incidents
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services Chief Scott Goldstein said that a maintenance worker cut a gas line instead of a waste pipe
The suit against the apartment complex, its management companies and Atmos Energy claims negligence led to the explosion