Ignite: Details Revealed in Eastway Tank Explosion Court Documents

Ottawa, Canada – Despite new revelations shedding light on the tragic Eastway Tank disaster that claimed six lives in January 2022, mysteries surrounding the cause of the explosion and fire remain. Last week, the company and its owner were found guilty of violating Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act, resulting in fines totaling $850,000 – the highest penalties ever imposed on a company of its size in Ontario. The court documents presented shocking details about …

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Explosion Tragedy: Eastway Tank and Owner Guilty in Ottawa Workplace Blast

Ottawa, Canada – Six employees at Eastway Tank, Pump and Meter Ltd. tragically lost their lives in a devastating explosion in January 2022, marking one of the deadliest workplace incidents in Ottawa. The company, along with its owner Neil Greene, recently pleaded guilty to charges related to the incident. The blast, which occurred on Merivale Road, resulted in the deaths of Rick Bastien, Etienne Mabiala, Danny Beale, Kayla Ferguson, Russell McLellan, and Matt Kearney. A …

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Gas Tank Explosion Levels Home, Injures Three in Juarez, Mexico

El Paso, Texas – A destructive gas tank explosion rocked a residential area in Juarez, Mexico, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake early Thursday. The incident resulted in a leveled home, three individuals injured, and significant damage to numerous cars and neighboring houses. The aftermath of the explosion was captured on video by a local news camera crew, portraying emergency responders sifting through the debris to rescue a survivor trapped under rubble. The …

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Explosion at Oil Tank in Finney County Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Garden City, Kansas – A tragic incident unfolded on Wednesday, March 27th in south-central Finney County, where two men from Liberal, KS were severely injured in an explosion while working on an oil tank. The explosion occurred inside the tank, leading to both men being flown to Wichita, KS for urgent medical treatment. Unfortunately, one of the men lost his life as a result of the injuries sustained in the blast. Authorities have clarified that …

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Tank Explosion Leaves Man in ICU: Details Released by Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office

McCook, Nebraska – A man was severely injured in a propane tank explosion near McCook last Monday, according to the Red Willow County Sheriff’s Office. The 25-year-old individual, identified as Thatcher Skolout, is currently being treated in the ICU at a hospital in Kearney. Reports indicate that Skolout is expected to remain sedated for the next five days while medical personnel work to reduce swelling on his brain. Sheriff officials revealed that Skolout was injured …

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Abrams Tank Destroyed in Battle: Latest US-Supplied M1 Abrams Tank Engulfed in Flames in Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine – A US-supplied M1 Abrams tank in Ukraine has succumbed to flames once again, as confirmed by recent video footage from the battlefield. The aerial images captured by a drone display the extent of damage inflicted on the abandoned tank, suggesting that this particular Abrams is the most severely affected among its predecessors destroyed by Russian forces since their initial delivery to Ukraine. Reports from the frontline indicate that the tank initially encountered …

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Propane Tank Explosion Leaves Three Injured in Hattiesburg Incident

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – A propane tank explosion in Hattiesburg left three individuals injured on Sunday evening. The incident occurred in the 6000 block of U.S. Highway 98 around 8:00 p.m. Authorities stated that the explosion was deemed accidental, with a leaking propane tank inside a unit suspected to be the cause after heavy equipment was started within the unit. The precise details leading to the explosion are still under investigation by local police. Following the …

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Explosion in Pulaski County Leaves One Injured After Smoking Near Oxygen Tank

Somerset, Kentucky – A person sustained injuries in an explosion that occurred in Pulaski County, Kentucky. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon at a residence in Somerset, as reported by Special Response Team Director Doug Baker. According to Baker, the victim, who was using an oxygen tank, was smoking at the time of the explosion. The individual involved in the incident is currently being transported by a medical helicopter to a nearby hospital for …

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Explosion in Sterling, Va. Caused by Leaking Propane Tank: Firefighter Killed

Sterling, Virginia – A tragic incident unfolded last week when a leaking propane tank sparked a massive explosion that obliterated a home in Sterling, Virginia, claiming the life of a firefighter and injuring 13 others. The preliminary findings from the Loudoun County fire marshal’s office revealed the devastating consequences of the blast that also rendered three neighboring houses uninhabitable and caused an estimated $2.5 million in losses. The investigation uncovered that the 500-gallon underground propane …

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Tank Explosion Victim Wins $30 Million Award, Sparking Push to Lift Colorado Statutory Caps

GREELEY, Colo. – An oil and gas worker in Weld County, Colorado, who was injured in a 2019 tank explosion, has won a $30 million federal jury judgment against a Wyoming field services company. Steven Straughen, originally from Idaho, was working on a Weld County well pad serviced by BHS Inc. when the explosion occurred. As a result of the explosion, Straughen lost a leg and will require future surgeries, including knee and hip replacements. …

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