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James Swartz Discusses Recent Merrimack Valley Updates

Mayor, Lawmakers Object To $143M Gas Explosions Settlement   Elected leaders in Massachusetts are demanding revisions to a plan to divide up a $143 million class action settlement from last September's natural gas disaster. Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera and four state lawmakers have

James Swartz Discusses Recent Merrimack Valley Updates2021-04-16T06:56:15-04:00

Massachusetts Gas Explosions In Merrimack Valley #MVGasFire

Yesterday afternoon in the northern section of the state, namely the Lawrence / Andover / Merrimack Valley area, there were several gas explosions related to a major gas leak in the area. Many homes were destroyed from explosions and fires, one young man was killed

Massachusetts Gas Explosions In Merrimack Valley #MVGasFire2021-04-15T15:14:26-04:00

Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead in Scituate, Massachusetts

Minutes after a neighbor called Bay State Gas to report a strong odor of gas, a massive gas explosion leveled a ranch house at 27 Turner Road in Scituate, Massachusetts on Wednesday, December 17, 2008. The explosion killed one person, damaged other houses, and shook

Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead in Scituate, Massachusetts2021-04-16T06:24:52-04:00

Gas Explosion Leaves One Critically Injured in Gloucester, Massachusetts

On Sunday, January 25th, 2009, after 59-year-old Officer Wayne Sargent returned home from working a patrol, his house exploded, blowing off the roof and all the walls. Sargent reportedly sustained burns to his face and hands, as well as a gash to the head. When

Gas Explosion Leaves One Critically Injured in Gloucester, Massachusetts2021-04-15T17:50:31-04:00

Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead in Somerset, Massachusetts

A house exploded during the evening of February 19, 2009 in the southeastern Massachusetts town of Somerset. According to officials, one fatality was reported.   State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan stated that the explosion happened about 6:30 p.m. on New York Avenue; reportedly, one person

Gas Explosion Leaves One Dead in Somerset, Massachusetts2021-04-16T06:42:58-04:00

House Explosion Leaves One Dead in Manchester, New Hampshire

One person is dead after a house explosion early in the morning on February 24th, 2009 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The victim has only been identified as an elderly man. The explosion occurred just before 3 a.m. in a single family home at 160 Barrett

House Explosion Leaves One Dead in Manchester, New Hampshire2021-04-16T13:40:43-04:00

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People

A suspected gas explosion last week damaged a multi-family house and initiated a three-alarm fire in Dorchester, Massachusetts.   The 2 1⁄2-story house is located at 27 Hansborough St., near Harvard Street and Blue Hill Avenue. At least 12 people were reported injured – some

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People2021-04-15T17:41:13-04:00

REPORT: PORTABLE GASOLINE CONTAINERS MAY POSE EXPLOSION HAZARD

NBC News is reporting that red plastic portable gasoline containers – consumer gas cans sold throughout the U.S. – may pose an explosion hazard many consumers may not know about.   Approximately 20 million gas cans are sold in the United States each year, and

REPORT: PORTABLE GASOLINE CONTAINERS MAY POSE EXPLOSION HAZARD2021-04-15T14:04:44-04:00

Propane Explosion Kills Man in Yarmouth, Maine

A Yarmouth, Maine man was killed and at least a dozen of his neighbors were displaced by an explosion Tuesday, June 25th that destroyed or damaged homes.   The effects of the blast were felt miles away. Police and fire officials said the blast, believed

Propane Explosion Kills Man in Yarmouth, Maine2021-04-16T05:49:24-04:00

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion

Residents of West, a town in Central Texas, have begun the healing process after an explosion at a fertilizer plant injured more than 200 residents and killed 14. Officials will be allowing residents back into their homes in part of the severely damaged neighborhood in

Officials: 14 Dead, 200 Injured in West, Texas Explosion2021-04-16T06:08:07-04:00
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