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New York City Explosion: Two Confirmed Dead

New York City Explosion: Two Confirmed Dead

By Toni Matthews-El March 12, 2014

“It’s a very active scene. It’s a very chaotic scene,” said Fire Department spokesman Michael Parrella as he attempted to describe the aftermath of an explosion that occurred in New York City this morning. The powerful explosion caused the collapse …

Supervolcano Study Yields Unnerving News Supervolcano Study Yields Unnerving News
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What’s ashen, dark, and dead all over? Earth, potentially – if a supervolcano ever explodes! The truth is, if a supervolcano were to actually erupt, it could indeed be an extended winter for us – a volcanic winter, that is. …

Minneapolis Explosion Results In Fire Minneapolis Explosion Results In Fire

An explosion and fire in Minneapolis has injured 14 people and destroyed an apartment building and grocery store. The explosion happened around 8:00 in the morning, a time when many people were still sleeping. Witnesses reported seeing several people jumping …

Minneapolis Explosion Erupts In Apartment Building Minneapolis Explosion Erupts In Apartment Building

There was a New Year’s tragedy today when an early morning explosion resulted in a fire inside a three-story building containing apartments and a grocery store. There have been at least 14 reported injuries with 6 being in critical condition …

Minneapolis Explosion Destroys Building, Injures 13 Minneapolis Explosion Destroys Building, Injures 13
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At 8:16 AM this morning, an explosion erupted at a Minneapolis building containing apartments and a grocery store. Shortly after the explosion, a three-alarm fire broke out, prompting firefighters to respond to the scene. Upon their arrival at 9:30 AM, …

Kenyan Bus Explosion: Attacks Continue Saturday Kenyan Bus Explosion: Attacks Continue Saturday

A mini bus and nearby cars in Nairobi, Kenya were left in pieces today after an unconfirmed explosive device exploded inside of the traveling mini bus. Reuters tells us that four people were killed while 36 were left wounded in …

Chicago Plant Explosion – Two People Injured Chicago Plant Explosion – Two People Injured

At least two people were injured when a petrochemical plant exploded in Alsip, Illinois on Friday. The blast and subsequent fire could be heard and seen for miles. The explosion occurred at the Blue Island Phenol plant in Blue Island, …

Explosion In North Hollywood Wakes Neighborhood Explosion In North Hollywood Wakes Neighborhood

A pickup truck parked behind a house in North Hollywood was the recent scene for an explosion. The sound from the explosion was heard sometime between 12:25 a.m. and 12:30 a.m. at the location of 11318 Miranda Street, according to …

UC Berkeley Explosion Leaves 4 with Minor Burns UC Berkeley Explosion Leaves 4 with Minor Burns

The LA Times reported yesterday that an explosion devastated UC Berkeley’s campus, sending four to the hospital with burns. The main campus was evacuated as a precaution. “It was dark. It was pretty scary. We just wanted to get out …

White House Firecracker Exploded In North Lawn White House Firecracker Exploded In North Lawn

Sometimes a prank can go too far. A firecracker exploded in the north lawn of the White House around the same time as when the tragic Navy Yard shooting happened on Monday, September 16, 2013, which has led authorities to …

Riverside Explosion Destroys House Riverside Explosion Destroys House

(image) On Friday at 4:18AM, the fire station in the Southern California city of Riverside got a call about an explosion that leveled a house and shook the earth on Cochise Drive. The irruption was so powerful that it ended …

Indian Submarine Explodes, Crew Feared Lost Indian Submarine Explodes, Crew Feared Lost
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Rescue divers are continuing efforts to find survivors of an explosion aboard an Indian submarine in Mumbai, despite the increasing odds that none of the eighteen crew members will be found alive. Near midnight Tuesday night the ship – the …

Philadelphia Explosion Destroys 3 Homes, Injures 8 Philadelphia Explosion Destroys 3 Homes, Injures 8
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An explosion in Philadelphia today destroyed three homes and sent at least eight people to the hospital, at least one in critical condition. The explosion happened in a row home in south Philadelphia at around 11 AM. Authorities say that …

Corpus Christi Explosion Leaves Three Injured Corpus Christi Explosion Leaves Three Injured

A gas leak may be the cause of an explosion in Corpus Christi, Texas that left two people critically injured and a third with minor injuries. Firefighters responded to the explosion, on the 4800 block of Holmes Drive, Friday morning …

Runaway Train Explodes, Evacuating Canada Town Runaway Train Explodes, Evacuating Canada Town

According to a report in Toronto’s Globe and Mail, a driver-less, runaway train carrying crude oil tankers rolled into the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, exploded like a bomb, and flattened the entire historic district of that town. At least 30 …

Donaldsonville Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured Donaldsonville Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured

An explosion at a plant in Donaldsonville, Louisiana yesterday left one person dead and seven more injured, according to local authorities. The explosion occurred at the CF Industries Nitrogen Complex. The explosion appeared to have been caused by a ruptured …

Westminster Explosion Injures Two, Destroys Houses Westminster Explosion Injures Two, Destroys Houses

An explosion in Westminster, Colorado on Thursday left two people injured and destroyed several houses. Westminster is a suburb located just north of Denver. According to the Westminster Fire Department, the explosion occurred at around 11:30 am. The surrounding block …