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Investigators: Faulty gas shut-off caused home explosion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Investigators have pinpointed the cause of an explosion that destroyed a central Ohio home.

The Columbus Dispatch reports a defective installation of a gas shut-off valve for a stove was at fault for Tuesday’s explosion in Columbus. 64 more words


Elizabeth House Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, Several Injured

ELIZABETH, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) —  One person is dead and several others are injured following an apparent gas explosion at a house in Elizabeth on Wednesday morning, authorities said. 728 more words


Mayor: New Jersey house explosion kills 1, 2 others burned

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A house explosion in northern New Jersey killed one person and left two severely burned Wednesday, Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage said. 132 more words


Man Injured In Redford Twp House Explosion Dies

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say a man injured in a suburban Detroit house explosion has died.

Redford Township police said 58-year-old William Rice died Tuesday as a result of injuries from the Sunday blast. 117 more words


One person hospitalized after house explosion

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A house explosion in Metro Detroit sent one person to the hospital in critical condition Sunday night.

Crews in Wayne County are investigating what triggered the explosion at the home located near 7 Mile Road and Gaylord.  33 more words


No Injuries in Janesville Home Explosion

JANESVILLE, Iowa — Authorities are investigating the cause of a Janesville home explosion.

It happened Monday afternoon in the 500 block of Maple Street and caused the home to catch fire. 63 more words