A storage bunker containing the fireworks for the Sanborn Fire Department’s Fourth of July celebration exploded Thursday evening. The explosion destroyed the storage bunker and its contents -- including $3,000 worth of fireworks -- but caused no other damage or injuries.
The bodies of 12 people have been recovered after an enormous Texas fertilizer plant explosion that demolished surrounding neighborhoods for blocks and left about 200 other people injured, authorities said Friday.
Christopher Sherman and Nomaan Merchant
, April 19, 2013
Rescue workers searched the smoldering ruins of a fertilizer plant Thursday for survivors of a monstrous explosion that leveled homes and businesses in every direction across the Texas prairie. As many as 15 people were feared dead and more than 160 others injured.
John L. Mone and Michael Brick
, April 18, 2013
Natural gas ignited during drilling operations at an oil well in western North Dakota, starting a fire that severely burned two men, injured another and will likely burn for at least a week before it's brought under control, the state's top oil regulator said Monday.
Video of blaze inside
A natural gas line exploded in south Minneapolis on Thursday, sending flames shooting high into the sky, scorching nearby vehicles and forcing authorities to close a busy freeway until officials could inspect it for damage.
After replacing a flawed brand of natural gas pipe in the Fargo area, Xcel Energy Inc. is digging up some of the same yards to fix a newly installed and potentially defective pipe connector.
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