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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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Explosion, Fire at Caterpillar Factory

IN PEORIA, ILLINOIS, YESTERDAY a large “heat furnace” in the foundry of a Caterpillar Inc. plant had an explosive-type event and cause a fire which led to the evacuation of 400 employees. Three security guards in the area tried to ...

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And More Explosions

Devon, England A parcel containing an automobile air bag blew up in a small post office injuring the postal worker HERE. Phelps, Kentucky A high school student brought some fireworks to school today that accidently detonated when she sat down, ...

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Explosions – Breaking

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA AN EXPLOSION AND LARGE FIRE ROCKED the entire northside of Jacksonville at 1:30 this afternoon at T2 Labs, a chemical facility that manufactures solvents and gasoline additives.  One early and uncorroborated report says that two were killed.  At ...

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