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Sugar Refinery Explosion Update

THE JOSEPH M. STILL BURN CENTER IN AUGUSTA, GEORGIA, announced today that another burn victim from the Imperial Sugar refinery blast died on Saturday evening. The identity of the victim has not been released.  The hospital also reaffirmed that they ...

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Firehouse Explodes, Kills Chief

THE LITTLE VILLAGE OF BRAZOS, NEW MEXICO, IS GRIEVING TODAY after a mid-day explosion Tuesday demolished their firehouse and killed their recently-retired chief. [photopress:brazos_a_kob_tv.jpg,full,centered] KOB-TV Michael Hays had just retired from the department on Saturday and was planning on moving ...

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Home Blast Kills 1, Injures 4 In Detroit

A SEVERE EXPLOSION THAT DESTROYED A DETROIT, MICHIGAN, HOME Saturday morning had enough force to flatten the vacant house next door as well. A 4-yr.-old girl was killed in the blast and four other people, two adults and two children, ...

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Savannah Sugar Update – Feb. 16

* Final missing victim found. * Origin of blast identified. * CCTV of initial explosion released. * State cracks down on ambulance chasers. PORT WENTWORTH, GEORGIA, OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED on Friday that the final missing victim was located and removed Thursday ...

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Bomb Blasts On Mexico City Streets

Updated Sat. am, scroll down.  Update #2: Additional photos added. TWO BOMBS HAVE BEEN DETONATED ON MEXICO CITY streets late this afternoon.  Both of them were near a police station leading police to believe that they are connected to a major drug ...

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Savannah Sugar Update – Feb. 14 #2

THE FIRES ARE STILL BURNING AND SOME OF THE BODIES are still buried.  But that doesn’t stop that odious breed of vultures commonly known as “ambulance chasers” from landing in the middle of the disaster and attempting to pick away ...

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Savannah Sugar Update – Feb. 14 #1

Update:  Silo fires are out.  Scroll down.  One more body was recovered Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total to seven with one still missing. Search crews were able to retrieve the latest victim from a 2nd-floor break room and they believe ...

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Violent Explosion In Vancouver

AROUND 2:30 AM THIS MORNING IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, a heavy explosion blew out the Taco Del Mar restaurant downtown. [photopress:tacoblast_a_ctv.jpg,full,centered] Canadian Press photo The blast also considerably damaged a Starbucks coffee shop next door and did some lesser damage ...

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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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