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Specialist FF’s Brought To Savannah

A PRIVATE FIREFIGHTING COMPANY THAT SPECIALIZES in refinery fires arrived this morning to tackle the stubborn fires seated in the two remaining silos at the Dixie Crystals sugar refinery. After a full day of airborne water drops, the fires remain.  ...

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Savannah Sugar Refinery Update

SEARCH TEAMS LOCATED ONE MORE BODY SUNDAY AFTERNOON just before the recovery effort was suspended for the day.  That brings the confirmed death toll to six with two more people still unaccounted for. See previous Firegeezer reports HERE and HERE. ...

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One More Victim Found In Sugar Refinery

RESCUE CREWS FOUND ONE MORE VICTIM of Thursday’s explosion and fire at the Imperial Sugar refinery in Savannah. This brings the total fatalities to five with three people still missing.  Today’s discovery was near one of the storage silos where ...

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Sugar Refinery Explosion In Savannah

 Updates are continuing, scroll down. Friday, 6 am:  At a 3 am press interview the Fire Dept. said that they expected the fire would be “under control” in about two to four hours.  The spokesman also said that, “A good majority ...

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Bulgarian Playground Explosion Imperils 14-Yr.-Old

A PLAYGROUND IN SOPHIA, BULGARIA, WAS THE SCENE of a “mystery” explosion yesterday that severely injured a young teenager. The Sophia Echo reports: The life of a 14-year-old girl is in danger after she was severely injured in an explosion ...

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Blast Wrecks, Burns Sydney Restaurant

AT 1:20 THIS MORNING IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, a massive explosion blew out a chicken shop and started a fire that led to the nighttime evacuation of 1,000 people. [photopress:sydchick_d_abc.jpg,full,centered] ABC image The cause of the blast is still under investigation ...

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Toronto Scrapyard Does It Again

FOR THE THIRD TIME IN LESS THAN 18 MONTHS, a scrapyard in Toronto, Ontario, was the scene of a major fire incident. [photopress:scrap_a_ctv.jpg,full,centered] CTV photo Saturday morning a crane operator was puncturing propane tanks that were supposedly empty.  When he ...

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Illegalities In China Kill 40

INDIA IS NOT THE ONLY PLACE THAT HAS A PROBLEM WITH building codes.  China is notorious for its illegal business operations along with their selective enforcement practices. *  An explosion occurred in an illegal fireworks factory in Hebei province this weekend, ...

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40 Dead In Korean Warehouse Fire

Update:  Video added.   A DEADLY SERIES OF EXPLOSIONS AND RESULTING FIRE has killed at least 30 workers and 10 more are missing and presumed dead in a warehouse that was under construction in Icheon, South Korea today. [photopress:korea_a_yonhap.jpg,full,centered] Interesting smoke ...

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Jacksonville Chemical Blast Scenario Described

AT A THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE IN JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, investigators from the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) described the events at the T2 Laboratories on Dec. 19. [photopress:jacksonville_a.jpg,full,centered] JFD photo The explosion at the plant on that day was one of the ...

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