A funeral will be held for the fire captain killed in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion.
Captain Kenneth Harris, Junior, 52, will be the first person laid to rest following the explosion that leveled a large portion of West last week. Harris was a veteran of the Dallas Fire... more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A freight train derailment and explosion in Columbus, Ohio, has authorities evacuating a mile-wide area of the city as they try to contain the blaze and determine what's burning. Norfolk Southern says it appears about 11 cars of a southbound train derailed around 2 a.m. Wednesday... more »
Fire crews flooded the ruins of burning homes with water early Friday after a massive explosion sent flames roaring through a neighborhood near San Francisco, killing at least four people and destroying more than 50 houses.
The death toll fluctuated as authorities began assessing the damage early Friday.
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A fire official says investigators are close to pinpointing the cause of an explosion that killed five workers at a power plant under construction in Connecticut.
Middletown Deputy Fire Marshal Al Santostefano tells The Associated Press that officials are close to identifying the point of origin for Sunday's explosion... more »
One of the Branch Inn survivors is speaking out for the first time about the tragic day an explosion rocked downtown Pueblo, killing her best friend and injuring several others. Jennifer Flower was working inside A Classic Boutique with her friend Ashley Johnson. The boutique was located next to the... more »
Investigators looking into the cause of an explosion that killed five people at a Connecticut power plant under construction are interviewing survivors, while crews work to ensure the badly damaged building is safe.
Deputy Fire Marshal Al Santostefano says crews are slowly and carefully removing more than 100 gas... more »
It was one year ago, a natural gas explosion destroyed the Branch Inn in historic downtown Pueblo. Now there are plans to rebuild in that area. The explosion happened on November 13, 2008 around 2 p.m. The Branch Inn, which was located on the corner of Union Ave. and C... more »
Los Angeles police are looking for two gang members who killed a 4-month-old boy and wounded a pregnant woman during a dispute with the infant's father. Police say the shooting occurred Sunday morning at a party in the San Fernando Valley and was prompted by an argument between the two... more »