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#Gas Explosion

# gas-explosion - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment

Terence Maguire caused the explosion in an attempt to take his own life.

# gas-explosion - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China

The landslide buried 30 residential and industrial buildings.

# gas-explosion - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Lily Allen 'grateful to be alive' after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan

She warned festival-goers to be careful with gas stoves.

From The Daily Edge Lily Allen says she's 'grateful to be alive' after a gas explosion at Glastonbury Lily Allen

Lily Allen says she's 'grateful to be alive' after a gas explosion at Glastonbury

The singer is currently camping out ahead of the music festival this week.

# gas-explosion - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street Blown Apart This post contains videos

Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street

Fifteen people were injured in the blast.

# gas-explosion - Saturday 22 November, 2014

14 injured in suspected gas explosion at London hotel Hyatt Regency London This post contains images

14 injured in suspected gas explosion at London hotel

500 guests have been evacuated.

# gas-explosion - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

People are going door-to-door offering to tamper with gas meters

It’s very dangerous warns Bord Gáis Networks.

# gas-explosion - Monday 2 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Labour Party leadership, marathons and job worries in Waterford.

Bord Gáis investigates what caused the explosion at this Dublin house

A man was seriously injured in the explosion on Sullivan Street in Dublin 7.

# gas-explosion - Thursday 1 May, 2014

More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion

The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.

# gas-explosion - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Gas explosion in Essex flattens houses and injures at least ten people

One person is said to have sustained life-threatening injuries.

# gas-explosion - Thursday 16 January, 2014

92-year-old woman sustains burns to face and body following gas explosion

The gas explosion happened at her home in Ringsend in Dublin last night.

# gas-explosion - Saturday 13 July, 2013

PICTURES: Man unaccounted for in Killarney after suspected gas explosion Explosion This post contains images

PICTURES: Man unaccounted for in Killarney after suspected gas explosion

The explosion took place at a launderette, with emergency services at the scene for much of the day

# gas-explosion - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Child death in explosion at house in northern England “suspicious”

The explosion happened at around 11am this morning killing one child while an adult has been hospitalised with 80 per cent burns.

# gas-explosion - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast Lucky Escape This post contains videos

WATCH: 65-year-old woman pulled alive from rubble after factory blast

The woman had been trapped for 31 hours after the building collapsed in a gas explosion.

# gas-explosion - Monday 6 February, 2012

Man kills self, two sons in fire at Washington home: police US

Man kills self, two sons in fire at Washington home: police

US authorities say that Josh Powell, whose wife has been missing for two years, intentionally set his home on fire during his children’s visit.

# gas-explosion - Monday 6 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Monday

In your Fix for this bank holiday Monday: Aer Lingus pilots’ strike averted; good news from the IMF; Turmoil in Syria; Another Cheryl Cole u-turn; Wayne Rooney’s new hair; and do you feature in our mini-marathon gallery?

Man suffers serious burns after central Dublin gas explosion

A woman and child were also involved and are being treated for shock. Gardaí are investigating.

# gas-explosion - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Forensic team in Athlone as fire still burns

A Garda forensic team are due at the scene of yesterday’s suspected gas explosion, where fires continue to smoulder.

# gas-explosion - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# gas-explosion - Thursday 2 December, 2010

In pictures: gas explosion strikes O'Connell Street Dublin This post contains images

In pictures: gas explosion strikes O'Connell Street

As the capital city sees hours of constant snowfall, Café Kylemore is hit by a gas blast.

# gas-explosion - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Manchester explosion flattened houses in 'blink of an eye' UK This post contains images

Manchester explosion flattened houses in 'blink of an eye'

A suspected gas blast that injured 15 people has been traced to a house which had just had a new kitchen installed.

Seven rescued from Manchester gas blast UK

Seven rescued from Manchester gas blast

Emergency services continue to search rubble for survivors.

A WOMAN HAS BEEN rescued from the scene of a gas explosion which occurred around 7am today in Salford, Greater Manchester. The BBC reports that one house has been completely destroyed and four others badly damaged. Fire services say other people may still be trapped in the rubble. One person said he heard the blast six miles away.

# gas-explosion - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

All miners confirmed dead after Chinese mine explosion

Rescue efforts end as last of the 37 bodies are removed from the scene of Saturday’s accident.

# gas-explosion - Sunday 17 October, 2010

Death toll rises after mine gas leak in China

Rescuers continue to search for missing men trapped underground.

# gas-explosion - Saturday 16 October, 2010

20 dead and 17 trapped in Chinese coal mine

Gas explosion leaves 20 dead and rescuers searching for trapped miners.

# gas-explosion - Saturday 7 August, 2010

THE MOTHER OF THREE children found dead at a flat in Edinburgh has been charged with their murder, the Independent reports.

The bodies of Gianluca, 8, Augustino, 8, and Cecilia Riggi, 5, were found after reports of an explosion at their home. Police later said they found no evidence of an explosion or gas leak.

The children’s mother, Theresa Riggi, fell two stories from the building and was found by emergency services on the street outside. She remains in stable condition in hospital.

Riggi had been involved in a legal battle with the children’s father for their custody. Her husband had reported Riggi and his children missing on 11 July after she left their home and he was unable to contact her.

Riggi and the children were finally traced to the Edinburgh apartment on July 21.

# gas-explosion - Thursday 5 August, 2010

THE MOTHER OF three young children who died in an apparent gas explosion at an Edinburgh flat yesterday is to be questioned by police.

The children have been named as eight-year-old twins, Gianluca and Augustino Riggi, and their sister Cecilia, who was three.

Their mother, Theresa – who had been involved in a legal battle with the children’s father over the question of their custody – was injured in the incident, and is recovering in hospital, where she is expected to begin helping police piece together what happened.

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Post-mortem examinations will be used by police to determine whether to launch a murder investigation. Reports today suggested the three children were already dead when a small fire broke out in the building.

Police confirmed there was no evidence of a gas leak in the flat.

A spokesman for the Lothian and Borders force said:

The deaths are suspicious and a criminal and forensic investigation is under way. The results of the post-mortems are awaited to determine the cause of deaths.

The children’s father has been interviewed by police but is said not to be a suspect.

One neighbour told the Guardian he saw a woman plunge off the balcony. The 21-year-old, who did not want to be named, said he was in his living room, next door to the flat, when he heard screaming.

It was really bad big screaming – the sort of screaming you would only do if a death or something very, very bad had happened.

He smelt gas, and asked a handyman who was doing some work for him to investigate what happened.

When the handyman came back out he was crying. I don’t know what he saw – I don’t want to know. I came back out and she was standing on the third-floor balcony. She was holding her arms, like she was already injured. She was crying and screaming. There were about five of us standing saying to [her] ‘don’t do it, don’t jump’.

Then she jumped off. My neighbour tried to catch her and she kind of landed on his arms. I think he’s a bit bruised but okay. She was lying on the floor and I left the scene, it was just too much. I don’t think she was jumping to save herself.

# gas-explosion - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

THREE PRIMARY school children in Edinburgh, Scotland, have died in a suspected gas explosion. Two boys and a girl were killed in the Slateford Road area of Edinburgh, just before 3pm. A woman was also injured in the incident and is being treated in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

# gas-explosion - Friday 30 July, 2010

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been killed in a gas explosion in LA. Both were workers at a welding business, which was levelled by the explosion. One person was thrown from the building, and the other accidentally made contact with a fallen power line. A third person is missing.