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Fuel Tanker Explosion In Mozambique Kills At Least 73

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home

MAPUTO, Nov 17 (Reuters) - At least 73 people were killed and scores injured in Mozambique on Thursday as they tried to siphon fuel from an overturned...

Explosion At Ghana Gas Station Kills Around 90 People

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2016 | Home

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA, June 4 (Reuters) - An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital Accra killed about...

NYC Housing: A Clear and Present Danger

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 05.28.2015 | New York
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

For all emergency conditions, especially when we don't have heat and hot water in the winter, HPD should improve their response: inspectors must be dispatched in less than 24 hours and must notify landlords of the violation immediately and the requirement to make the repair within 24 hours; fine owners when the repair is not made within 24 hours.

East Village Fire Brings Out The Best In New Yorkers As City Comes Together To Help

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch & Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News

Amid the chaos of a fire that rattled lower Manhattan on Thursday, there were countless acts of altruism from neighbors and business owners showing su...

Gas Explosion At Florida Jail Kills 2

Reuters | Eric M. Johnson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

May 1 (Reuters) - Two inmates were killed and roughly 150 prisoners and guards injured in an apparent gas explosion at a jail in northwest Florida lat...

6 Ways To Help The Victims Of The Harlem Explosion

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.20.2014 | Impact

An apparent gas leak explosion in Harlem last week killed eight people, injured more than 60, and left dozens suddenly homeless. While investi...

New Jersey Explosion Serves As Reminder for Safety Vigilance

Brigham A. McCown | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Brigham A. McCown

By requiring increased implementation of new technologies tied to detailed procedures, we can increase safety for everyone involved, from utility personnel and construction workers to the general public.

Chevron Hands Out Gift Certificates For Free Pizza After Explosion

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

Less than a week after a natural gas well caught fire and exploded in southwestern Pennsylvania, energy giant Chevron has come under fire after sendin...


| Posted 07.11.2013 | New York

By Matthew Katz CHINATOWN — As many as 20 exploding bug bombs partially destroyed a Chinatown building and left eight people hurt Thursday aftern...

'Ax Men': Two Explosions Lead To One Fire, One Firing

Posted 04.02.2012 | TV

It was an explosive installment of "Ax Men" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on History) this week, with two different kinds of explosions rocking the crew. The most ...

Massive Explosion Outside San Francisco Kills 1, Destroys Dozens Of Homes

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATED AT 1:09 PM PDT SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) -- Fire crews tried to douse the remnants of an enormous blaze and account for the residents of dozens...

Belgium Apartment Building Collapses After Blast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(AP) LIEGE, Belgium — A five-story apartment building caught fire and collapsed Wednesday after an apparent gas explosion, injuring at least 21 peop...

Moscow Gas Explosion Illuminates Night Skies (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Sunday, the worst fire in decades in Moscow, which was caused by a burst gas pipeline, produced plumes of flames rising 600 feet high and caused a ...