Massachusetts woman suffers third-degree burns after laundry room explosion
WINTHROP, Mass. — A 57-year-old woman suffered severe burns in an explosion inside the laundry room of a Winthrop, Massachusetts apartment building. First responders rushed to the scene at 5 Irwin St. just before 11 p.m. Thursday night after receiving multiple 911 calls reporting an explosion in the area. Winthrop first responders treated a 57-year-old woman who suffered third-degree burns in
Explosion of product liability cases involving E-cigarettes
At Swartz & Swartz PC., we know how devastating it can be when you sustain an injury or get seriously hurt because of a defective or dangerous product. By: David Angueira Senior Trial Lawyer - Employment Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability, Discrimination, Whistle Blower, False Claims At Swartz & Swartz PC., we know how devastating it can be when you sustain an injury or
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 proposed a new payout plan that includes $20 million for public safety improvements in light of a recent major gas leak in
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 and at least 20 people were injured. Follow what's happening on your local news and Twitter.
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 windows for miles. The gas company stated that a technician had been dispatched and was on his way to
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 he managed to climb out of the basement over the smoldering debris with the help of some neighbors, the basement
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 died. The house had been totally destroyed by an apparent gas explosion. In addition to the house that exploded, at
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 St., Manchester, New Hampshire. The blast destroyed the home; a cause for the explosion was not immediately pinpointed by
At Least Five Dead and Others Injured in Gas Explosion at Connecticut Power Plant
A massive gas explosion shook a power plant on the banks of the Connecticut River on February 7, 2010, killing at least five people and injuring at least twelve. The blast shattered windows, cracked walls, and damaged roofs a mile away. The $1 billion plant is one of the largest built in New England in recent years. It was about 95 percent complete and was
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 of those people were reportedly outside the building. The house was still standing, with large holes blown in the walls.
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