Home » Topics » Gas explosion

Eighth person confirmed dead after gas explosion causes New York buildings to collapse

(Reuters) – Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings to collapse this week, killing eight people and injuring dozens. Authorities toiled overnight, parsing a smoking pile of bricks and twisted metal – at one…

Gas explosion reported just north of New Orleans

(Reuters) – An explosion at a gas line or gas plant about 80 miles north of New Orleans knocked out power to about 10,000 customers on Tuesday, according to local reports. The explosion occurred in the town of Enon, according to the reports. The sheriff’s office in Washington Parish said…