Explosion

Man killed in explosion at Orange County home

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — An explosion strong enough to blow the door off a garage has killed a man at an Orange County home. Authorities tell the Orange County Register they found the body of […]

08/15/2014

Firefighters hose down the wreckage of a bus and a semitruck that collided, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Chico Enterprise-Record, Dan Reidel)

At least 10 dead as bus, truck crash in California

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) – The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fun: The hours whizzed by as they […]

04/11/2014

Northern California man injured in house explosion

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Northern California man who called 911 threatening to blow up his house caused an explosion that left him hospitalized with burn injuries. The El Dorado Sheriff’s department says deputies […]

03/29/2014

Police respond to the scene of an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion leveled two apartment buildings, and sent flames and billowing black smoke above the skyline. (AP Photo/Jeremy Sailing)

Update: 2 NYC buildings collapse, 2 dead, others missing

NEW YORK (AP) – A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring 36 and leaving more than a dozen others missing. One […]

03/12/2014

(AP File Photo)

Explosives found in home where man lost hand

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Shasta County’s sheriff says bomb technicians found 40 pounds of explosives at the home of a Redding man whose hand was severed during an explosion and that authorities still want neighbors […]

02/09/2014

(Map showing location of deadly 2010 blast. AP File Graphic)

NH gunpowder plant owner gets 10-20 years in blast

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) – A gunpowder plant owner has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison over a 2010 explosion that killed two workers in New Hampshire. Craig Sanborn was convicted last month […]

11/27/2013

(AP Photo)

3 hurt in Santa Cruz outbuilding explosion, fire

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in Santa Cruz are calling a gas-fueled explosion and fire that left three men badly burned suspicious. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the blaze at a small outbuilding […]

09/30/2013

(AP File Photo)

Explosion, fire destroys Southern California home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting residents awake but causing no apparent injuries. Authorities were called to the […]

09/06/2013

Explosion, fire destroys Riverside home

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A fiery explosion caused by a possible gas leak leveled one Southern California home, damaged two others and shook the neighborhood before dawn Friday, jolting awake residents but causing no apparent […]

09/06/2013

In this image taken from Associated Press video, flames rise from an explosion at the Blue Rhino propane plant in Tavares City, Fla., late Monday, July 29, 2013. (AP Photo/AP video)

Massive explosions rock central Fla. gas plant

TAVARES, Fla. (AP) — A series of explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant and sent “boom after boom after boom” through the neighborhood around it. Eight people were injured, with at least four […]

07/30/2013

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