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A fire destroyed a house on Route 5 near McKinley Road on Monday morning. The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team determined the cause was an accidental gas explosion.
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A powerful roadside bomb has killed seven policemen in western Afghanistan as forces were engaged in a deadly battle with large groups of Taliban fighters who attacked police checkpoints in the south, officials have said.
Police said they entered the home to help any victims that may have been inside after the blast, which is when they discovered what they suspect was a methamphetamine lab.
Update 5:30 p.m. 5/20/13: Inver Grove Heights' Assistant Fire Chief Eric Bergum confirmed that the city's fire crews responded to the incident as part of a mutual aid agreement with other south metro communities.
Nick Rourke was pulled alive from the rubble but the bodies of his dad Leslie and wife Jeanette were not found until hours later Neighbours told today told how the distraught survivor of a huge suspected gas blast kept asking for his wife and father who were killed.
More than 70 people were killed in a series of car bombings and suicide attacks targeting Shi'ite Muslims across Iraq on Monday, police and medics said, extending the worst sectarian violence since U.S. troops withdrew in December 2011.
The explosion Sunday shook the neighborhood and sent debris flying. Town fire official Mark Porter says fortunately no one was killed or injured.
The explosion seriously injured four others, including two children. Up to 100 neighbours had to be evacuated on Sunday night as firefighters were forced to clear debris brick by brick in their rescue attempts.
A wave of car bombings across Baghdad's Shiite neighborhoods and in the southern city of Basra killed at least 40 people on Monday, striking at market places and crowded bus stops during the busy morning hours, officials said.
A meteoroid struck the surface of the moon recently, causing an explosion that was visible on Earth without the aid of a telescope, NASA reported Friday.
Libya's deputy prime minister says an investigation has indicated that a deadly explosion in Benghazi last week was an accident and not an attack.
A man has died and another person is still missing after a gas explosion which destroyed a terraced house, police said.
A major rescue effort is under way at the scene of the explosion in Wright Street, Newark, following the blast about 5.15pm today.
Neighbours helped one injured man before firefighters scoured the remains of the three-bed terraced house and pulled three people to safety.
Authorities have revealed the latest details of the ongoing investigation into what caused a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas last month.
Four Years and Four Deaths Later: Why the Cover-Up Regarding the Nairit Plant Explosion?- Video Kristine Aghalaryan 18:40, May 17, 2013 Four workers at the Nairit Rubber Plant lost their lives when two explosions shattered the facility on May 14, 2009.