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3 KILLED IN FIREWORKS FACTORY EXPLOSION IN CHINA

ABCNews According to ABC News from Shangrao China: A massive explosion at a fireworks plant in southern China killed three people and injured 53 others, state media reported Wednesday. Another person was reported missing after the blast, which shook the Hongsheng Fireworks Plant in a village outside the city of Shangrao in Jiangxi province. About one-thousand people were evacuated from ...

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Fatal Explosion Shuts Nexen Energy Facility

One worker killed, another injured at oil-sands facility –  from WSJ According to Carolyn King and Chester Dawson of the Wall Street Journal Nexen Energy ULC, which is owned by Chinese energy company Cnooc Ltd., said one person was killed Friday following an explosion at its Long Lake oil-sands facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta. Nexen said another person was injured in the ...

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Explosion in Mexico City restaurant sends several to the hospital – Video

Gas explosion in Mexico City. Camera captures dramatic explosion in Mexico City street.   A surveillance camera captures a morning rush hour gas explosion on a Mexico City street that leaves 10 people injured. – Tamil Video News/YouTube ABC – An explosion resembling one in a Michael Bay summer blockbuster sent a Mexico City restaurant up in smoke. Debris and ...

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‘Tens of people’ killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion, presidency says – RAW Video

Video: Oneindia News ‘Tens of people’ killed in Nigeria gas plant explosion, presidency says Posted yesterday at 2:17pm Source: http://www.abc.net.au/ The blast at the industrial plant raged for hours, destroying surrounding buildings and cars. Tens of people have been killed in an explosion at a gas plant in southern Nigeria, the presidency says, with one journalist putting the death toll ...

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Ramsey gas plant fire is still burning

Source: Sarah A Matott, Carlsbad Current-Argus REEVES COUNTY, TEXAS – Flames were still visible at the Orla, Texas, gas plant Friday as firefighters from Eddy County worked to keep the fire contained as it burned itself out. The fire may continue for a few more days, officials said. The fire, the result of an explosion, broke out around 9 a.m. Thursday at the Ramsey Natural Gas Processing Plant, ...

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Video shows massive fireball engulfing hazmat workers at derailment site

Source: CBC News 26 rail cars derailed near Clair, Sask., on Oct. 7, 2014 More than a year after a major Saskatchewan train derailment, dramatic video has emerged showing how two hazmat workers were almost killed. The video was taken by Wadena volunteer firefighter Brian Weber, on Oct. 7, 2014, the day of the CN Rail derailment near Clair, which ...

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Investigation continues into deadly natural gas explosion

Source:KBAK/KBFX BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The investigation continues into a natural gas explosion that happened near Wible and Houghton Roads on Friday leaving one person dead and three injured, according to the Kern County Fire Department. Tom Sandrini, a farmworker who lived nearby the explosion, said the heat felt stronger than summer. “It was like standing next to a heater,” ...

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Hazmat crews called to Columbia College after small explosion

Source: ABC17 out of Columbia MO ABC 17 News confirmed over 10 units responded to Columbia College Thursday afternoon after someone was burned during a small explosion on campus. Columbia firefighters and ambulances responded near Rogers and Rangeline just before 1:30 p.m., after hearing a victim suffered chemical burns. Officials said the victims were using nitric acid inside a classroom. ...

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