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Colorado Springs home explodes, occupants still missing

Posted on March 10th, 2011 No Comments

Occupants of a Colorado Springs home are currently still being searched for by emergency crews after the home exploded and erupted in a tower of flames.

According to officials, the accident occurred around noon on Knotwood Drive when the home exploded and sent flames almost 50 feet into the air. The residents of the home include a 74-year-old woman and her 51-year-old son.

Neither of them were accounted for and their cars were in the driveway. Investigators are now sifting through debris to find the victims and investigating to determine what caused the explosion. Due to the immense heat, police think that it was a chemical or gas leak that caused the explosion.

Natural Gas Explosion Injures Five

Posted on February 5th, 2010 No Comments

In January, a natural gas explosion destroyed a home and injured five people in Elgin.

Five people were in the home when it explosed. The house had been working on a gas problem when the explosion occurred. The residents were able to make it out and go to their nieghbor’s house. The home was destroyed in the fire.

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Iowa Woman Dies in House Fire

Posted on November 2nd, 2009 No Comments

A 65-year-old Shenandoah woman was found dead by firefighters after they arrived at her house to respond to an emergency call.  A fire had broken out in the woman’s kitchen, according to reports.  The woman called 911, and then retreated to her bedroom to await emergency responders.  The firefighters found her still in the room, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the fire chief, the house had no working smoke detectors, which may have contributed to the unchecked spread of the blaze.

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Lebanon House Fire Ruled Arson

Posted on October 27th, 2009 No Comments

The deadly house fire which claimed three lives earlier this month has been officially ruled as arson.  The three men were living rent-free at the Lebanon house were killed when a fire erupted suddenly on the evening of October 19.  The fire was so intense that firefighters were unable to enter the building and search for survivors until they got the fire under control.  Upon entering the house, they found two bodies by the front door and another in a different area of the house.

Authorities are confident that the fire was deliberately set, and the investigation is on-going.

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  • Mobile home fire — 2 mil
  • Flammable fabrics burn — 4.7 mil
  • Pressure vessel explosion — 2.2 mil
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