Building explosions

March 10, 2018 - 10:45 am
DALLAS (AP) — An email sent by Atmos Energy to state regulators reveals company workers were investigating gas leaks involving fires at two Dallas homes some 12 hours before an explosion at another home killed a 12-year-old girl. The company did not evacuate residents or shut off gas lines in the...
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Emergency personnel attend the scene of an incident in Leicester, central England, Sunday Feb. 25, 2018. Four people were hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion that left a building in the English city of Leicester in flames Sunday, local emergency agencies said. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 1:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested three men in connection with an explosion over the weekend in the English city of Leicester that killed five people. Sunday's blast caused the collapse of a building which housed a shop and a two-story apartment. Leicestershire Police said...
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In this image taken from video made available by Gem News, police attend the scene of an incident in Leicester, central England, Sunday Feb. 25, 2018. Police for the English city of Leicester say they are responding to a "major incident" after receiving reports of an explosion and that emergency services were dealing with the incident on Hinckley Road and asked the public to stay away from the area. (Gem News via AP)
February 25, 2018 - 4:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — Four people were hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion that left a building in the English city of Leicester in flames Sunday, local emergency agencies said. Leicestershire Police initially asked the public to stay away from the road where the explosion happened...
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This image taken from the Twitter page of Sigrid Vermeulen shows a collapsed building in Antwerp, Belgium, Monday Jan. 15, 2018. (Sigrid Vermeulen via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 5:00 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police said an explosion has torn through three adjacent homes in Belgium's northern port town of Antwerp and injured up to 20 people. Antwerp police said in a statement late Monday that most of the injuries were slight. Authorities rescued seven people from under the rubble...
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A helicopter flies over a wildfire Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Bonsall, Calif. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes in Southern California. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 08, 2017 - 12:15 am
FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of mobile homes in a retirement community and killing race horses at an elite training facility. The fire exceeded 6 square...
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In this image from video run by China's CCTV, firefighters and people, right, walk near damaged buildings and vehicles following an explosion in Ningbo in east China's Zhejiang province, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. A factory explosion in a port south of Shanghai knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, news reports said.(CCTV via AP Video)
November 26, 2017 - 3:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — An explosion in a port city south of Shanghai on Sunday killed two people and injured at least 30 others, knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, the government and news reports said. The early morning explosion struck a riverfront neighborhood...
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November 16, 2017 - 4:56 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The county that's home to Houston has asked a state court to order safeguards and fine the owner of a chemical plant that partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, the Harris County Attorney's Office says Arkema Inc.'s facility in Crosby violated Texas...
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November 14, 2017 - 12:59 am
ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Witnesses say a suicide bomber has rammed his vehicle into security forces at a building in central Aden in southern Yemen, killing and injuring scores. Residents heard a large explosion early Tuesday morning as far as several kilometers (miles) away and saw thick black smoke...
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Police forensics work at the scene after a powerful explosion at the main entrance to a police station in Helsingborg, Sweden, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Swedish authorities said the explosion caused significant damage to the building. There have been no injuries and nobody has been arrested. (Johan Nilsson via TT News Agency via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 5:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful explosion caused serious damage to a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there were no injuries and nobody has been arrested. Police haven't said what caused the pre-dawn blast at the police station in Helsingborg,...
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In this combination photo, four un-named alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona leaves a Civil Guard base on the outskirts of Madrid before appearing in court in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017. Four men were arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in Barcelona on Thursday and the northeastern resort town of Cambrils early Friday.(AP Photo)
August 22, 2017 - 7:03 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Mohamed Houli Chemlal, a 21 year-old arrested after he survived an explosion at a house in eastern Spain last week, is the first of four arrested suspects to be interrogated at Spain's National Court on...
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