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Grants Pass crews battle Christmas Eve house fire

UPDATE 10:13 P.M. — The residence is a complete loss. Firefighters say the family lost their pets. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. __________________________________________________ GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is asking residents to avoid …

Explosion under investigation in Yreka

YREKA, Calif. – Police in northern California are investigating a reported explosion in the early morning hours of August 24. The Yreka Police Department said at about 4:50 a.m. Friday, they received a number of 911 calls regarding a “loud explosion.” Investigators …

FBI investigating explosion at Texas FedEx facility

Schertz, Tex.- NBC News A package exploded at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio early Tuesday, just two days after a blast injured two men in Austin — the fourth such incident in Texas’ capital this month. Tuesday’s explosion occurred around 12:25 a.m. …

Man seriously injured in BHO explosion

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – A man is in critical condition after a butane honey oil explosion near Grants Pass. Butane honey oil (BHO) is a marijuana derivative that looks like honey or wax. The process of making the BHO results in concentrated …

Two injured in Portland house explosion

Portland, Ore. (KATU/CNN Newsource) –  Two people are injured after a house explosion and fire in Portland Monday afternoon. Authorities say one victim was badly burned and is in critical condition. The other victim is a firefighter with minor injuries. Gas lines …

Vehicle explodes on Chinese expressway

Hangzhou City, China  (CCTV/CNN) – A violent explosion went off when a van hit a parked semi-trailer on an expressway near Hangzhou of east China’s Zhejiang Province early on Monday. Nobody got hurt in the incident while police are investigating into the …