Explosion injures 2 workers at US Steel plant near Detroit
WAYNE COUNTY, MI – Two workers were injured in an explosion at a U.S. Steel Corp. plant in Michigan. The Associated Press reported that the explosion that occurred at a plant in Wayne County on Wednesday was caused by a gas leak. The incident occurred in the main plant boiler at the Great Lakes Works in Ecorse. “At this point, there do not appear to be any life-threatening injuries,” Amanda Malkowski, spokeswoman for the company, told the Associated Press in an email. We thank the local fire crews for their assistance.”The explosion was contained to the main plant boiler, according to the Associated Press, and day-to-day operations are continuing at the facility.mlive.com
Union, company to head investigation into cause of Cleveland-Cliffs’ Burns Harbor blast
Union and company officials will work together to determine the cause of a small explosion at Cleveland-Cliffs’ Burns Harbor facility on Tuesday, but whether state regulators would be investigating for possible violations is unknown at this time.chicagotribune.com
5 teenagers hospitalized after shooting near Colorado high school
Five teenagers were hospitalized Monday after a shooting near a high school in Colorado, according to local police. Authorities said the shooting occurred at a local park north of Aurora Central High School. CBS Denver reports on what we know so far.news.yahoo.com
DTE, other agencies investigate apparent underground explosion in southwest Detroit
“It felt like an explosion or earthquake honestly. The doors in the building were shifting. We were trying to fix them and then we noticed that it was actually a foundation issue. Cracks were appearing inside as well as outside."
Man surrenders after claiming to have bomb near US Capitol
A man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol has surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings and businesses in the area.
Michigan man killed in condo explosion was recently released from prison
WARREN, MI -- A man who was recently released from prison was killed in an explosion at a Warren condominium Saturday. Prizgint was sentenced in 2019 to seven years in prison for a conviction of aggravated stalking and fleeing police, but was released early according to Michigan Department of Corrections records. Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer said a warrant had been issued for Prizgint’s arrest prior to explosion because he had absconded from parole. An investigation into the explosion is ongoing, however Consumer Energy says it did not find any leaks at the condo. READ MORE:House fire claims the life of 5-year-old Bay County girlParked cars damaged, shots fired during Texas woman’s Fourth of July tirade in Northern MichiganHuron County man drowns after going to take bath in lakemlive.com
Explosion demolishes house near South Haven, 2 injured
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- Two people were injured following an explosion near South Haven that leveled a house. Firefighters responded to the house, in the 7000 block of Second Avenue just east of South Haven, just before 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 25. Authorities with South Haven Area Emergency Services said the explosion was heard by a state police trooper some two miles away as he drove on I-96. The house is in South Haven Township. They were taken to Bronson South Haven hospital for treatment.mlive.com
Man killed in explosion at baby shower identified as 26-year-old Hartland resident
Gaines Township, Mich. – Police have identified the 26-year-old man who died Sunday after a novelty cannon exploded in Gaines Township, southwest of Flint. Original Story: 26-year-old man dies from explosion at Michigan baby showerAccording to authorities, Evan Thomas Silva was struck by shrapnel when the cannon exploded. Police said the cannon did not have a projectile and was designed to create a big flash, smoke and a loud noise. It had been fired multiple times before the baby shower with no issue. Police believe that the gunpowder that was loaded into the device caused it to fracture and spread shrapnel across the area.
26-year-old man dies from explosion at Michigan baby shower
In addition to Michigan State Police, the MSP Bomb Squad, Gaines Township Fire Department and Med Star Ambulance were called to the scene. Gaines Township, Mich. – A 26-year-old Hartland man died during an explosion that happened Saturday around 7:30 p.m. at a baby shower in Gaines Township, southwest of Flint. During the baby shower a small cannon type device was fired in the backyard as part of the celebration, according to police. When the cannon was fired by the homeowner it blew up and led to metal shrapnel striking three parked vehicles, garage where the baby shower was being held and the victim standing nearby. In addition to Michigan State Police, the MSP Bomb Squad, Gaines Township Fire Department and Med Star Ambulance were called to the scene.
2 dead in Detroit house fire on Tracey Street
DETROIT – A man and woman died in a Detroit house fire on Tracey Street that happened Monday afternoon, the Detroit Fire Department confirmed. According to DFD Deputy Fire Commissioner, Dave Fornell, one of the victims was 78 years old and the other was in their 60s. They were already dead even before we technically arrived,” said Detroit Fire Chief Marvin Parker. Officials said one of the victims was on oxygen but they do not believe it was what started the flames. Stay with Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit as this story continues to develop.
FBI leads investigation into explosion in downtown Nashville
FBI leads investigation into explosion in downtown Nashville Investigators are now combing the crime scene in Nashville, Tennessee, starting with the identification of the R.V. The explosion scattered debris for several blocks setting cars on fire and shattering buildings. Jeff Pegues reports.cbsnews.com
Massive “intentional” explosion in downtown Nashville leaves 3 wounded
Massive “intentional” explosion in downtown Nashville leaves 3 wounded A massive explosion on Christmas morning in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, left at least three people wounded. Authorities described the explosion as "intentional. Jessi Mitchell has more.cbsnews.com
‘Intentional’ explosion in downtown Nashville knocks communications offline; human remains found
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that took down police emergency systems and grounded holiday travel at the city’s airport. “This morning’s attack on our community was intended to create chaos and fear in this season of peace and hope. Police believe the blast was intentional but don’t yet know a motive or target, and Drake noted that officials had not received any threats before the explosion. The blast sent black smoke and flames billowing from the heart of downtown Nashville’s tourist scene, an area packed with honky-tonks, restaurants and shops. The Federal Aviation Administration temporarily halted flights out of Nashville International Airport because of telecommunications issues associated with the explosion.mlive.com
Police: Explosion in Nashville may have been ‘intentional’
Emergency personnel work near the scene of an explosion in downtown Nashville, Tenn., Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. Police believe the blast was intentional but don’t yet know a motive or target, and Drake noted that officials had not received any threats before the explosion. Buildings shook and windows shattered streets away from the explosion near a building owned by AT&T that lies one block from the company's office tower, a landmark in downtown. The Federal Aviation Administration temporarily halted flights out of Nashville International Airport because of telecommunications issues associated with the explosion. McCoy said he heard gunfire 15 minutes before the explosion rocked his building, set cars in the street on fire and blew trees apart.
Hear from Oakland County neighbors who witnessed house explosion possibly caused by drug operation
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police believe a drug operation inside an Oakland County home might be responsible for causing an explosion that rocked a neighborhood and threw two men from the house. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at a home on Arbutus Street near the intersection of Newton and Commerce roads in Commerce Township, officials said. “We didn’t know if our house was going to catch fire, and the ones next door.”A Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020. Butane tanks removed from a Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020, firefighters said. Both of the injured men are in their mid- to late 20s and are residents of Commerce Township, police said.
Drug operation inside Oakland County home might have caused explosion that threw 2 men from house
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police believe a drug operation inside an Oakland County home might be responsible for causing an explosion that rocked a neighborhood and threw two men from the house. “It was a large, huge explosion,” Lempert said. A Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020. Butane tanks removed from a Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020, firefighters said. Both men are in their mid- to late 20s and are residents of Commerce Township, police said.
House explosion injures two in Commerce Township
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A house explosion in Commerce Township injured two people early Thursday morning. We sent the entire fire department here to put the fire out,” said Commerce Township Fire Chief Jim Dundas. “We had two victims taken to local hospitals.”Commerce township house explosion (WDIV)It’s not known what caused the explosion, although Consumers Energy had technicians at the scene. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office also had a fire investigator at the scene working to determine the cause. More: Commerce Township news
House destroyed in explosion on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A house was destroyed Saturday afternoon on Detroit’s west side in a potential gas explosion. The house was located on LaBelle Street, near 14th Street and Oakman Boulevard. Authorities are searching to find the woman who resided there and trying to determine if she was home at the time of the explosion. Gas has been turned off in the area as crews continue the investigation. MORE: Detroit news
Videos and photos emerging on social media of Beirut explosion
A massive explosion happened in Beirut on Tuesday, causing immense damage and destruction, according to multiple reports. The explosion happened in downtown Beirut, and according to reports, was big enough to have a mushroom cloud rise above the capital city. Videos and photos of the explosion and its destruction have started to surface on social media, and words don’t do justice to how much devastation this explosion has on the city. I felt like I’m dying, I still can’t believe it #Lebanon #Beirut pic.twitter.com/EMTS470FOH — Ahmad M. Yassine | أحمد م. ياسين (@Lobnene_Blog) August 4, 2020BREAKING: Massive explosion in Beirut.
Trump: Massive explosion in Beirut was likely an 'attack'
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said U.S. military generals have told him that they think the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing more than 70 people, was likely a bomb. I've met with some of our great generals and they just seem to feel that this was not some kind of manufacturing explosion type of an event. They seem to think it was an attack. It was a bomb of some kind.The explosion flattened much of a port and damaged buildings across the capital, sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. The death toll, which currently stands at more than 70, and more than 3,000 others were injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
Second explosion rocks Bangkok after deadly attack
Police in Bangkok are investigating a second explosion that happened less than 24 hours after a blast killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 100 others. Authorities also released CCTV footage of a suspect connected to the first bombing on Monday. Charlie D’Agata reports.cbsnews.com