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Crews Investigating Cause Of Fayette Co. Recycling Plant Fire

A recycling plant fire in Fayette County kept firefighters busy for hours early Sunday morning.

03/29/2015

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Couple Forced Out As Leak Threatens Potential Gas Explosion At Finleyville Home

They’re an couple enjoying their retirement years in Finleyville, Washington County, but a gas leak has driven them from their home.

03/16/2015

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Recent Fiery Derailment Has Officials Focusing On Train Safety

A fiery derailment last month in West Virginia is the kind that keeps emergency managers up at night.

03/13/2015

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Feds: ‘Human Factors,’ Faulty Drain Caused Deadly Zinc Blast

A 2010 explosion that killed two workers at a former Horsehead Corp. zinc oxide plant in western Pennsylvania was caused by recurring problems with a sump system that the company failed to address, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board reported.

03/12/2015

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Fire Rips Through 2 Homes In Rochester, Sparks Explosion

Firefighters were called to the scene of a big fire and explosion in Rochester Friday morning.

02/20/2015

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KD Investigates: Could A Tanker Explosion Happen Here?

The tanker train that derailed in West Virginia resulting in a fiery explosion was carrying the same Bakken crude that travels through our region and the City of Pittsburgh every day.

02/18/2015

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W.Va. Train Derailment Sends Oil Tanker Into River

Some West Virginia residents are being evacuated after train carrying oil derailed.

02/16/2015

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Pipeline Explosion Pushes Residents Out Of Homes On Christmas Eve

About a dozen people had to spend Christmas Eve in a hotel, their car or a fire hall after a pipeline explosion in Washington County.

12/25/2014

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2 Injured In Wash. Co. Car Wash Explosion

Two people were injured in a car wash explosion Sunday morning in Washington County.

12/21/2014

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Car Explodes In Apollo Driveway, Starts Raging Fire

A car exploded in a driveway in Apollo Borough overnight.

12/06/2014

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Garage Explosion Sends Debris Flying Near North Hills

An explosion rocks a neighborhood, and investigators are trying to figure out what caused it.

12/01/2014

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Candle May Be Cause Of Fire & Explosion In Washington County

The extremely windy weather on Monday knocked out power around the area and may have led to a fire in Washington County.

11/25/2014

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Former CEO Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In W. Va. Coal Mine Explosion

In April 2010, a fatal explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia took the lives of 29 workers.

11/20/2014

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Man Severely Injured After Barrel Explodes In Fawn Twp. Garage

Emergency responders were called to a dangerous explosion in Fawn Township Tuesday evening.

11/04/2014

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Emergency Crews Called To Braddock Steel Co.

Emergency crews are headed to “Specialty Steel Products” in Braddock.

10/28/2014

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