EXPLOSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EXPLOSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected pipe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802954-90/pipe-explosion-eagle-silver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57802954-90/pipe-explosion-eagle-silver.html.csp">Feds blame Utah refinery blast on non-inspected pipe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:59:56.54-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal investigators blame a huge 2009 explosion at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross on corrosion in a pipe that was not inspected for years. The Nov. 4, 2009, blast “was caused by a rupture in a pipe that had become dangerously thin from corrosion,” the U.S. Chemical Safety Board reported Thursday. The “catastrophic failure” of the pipe had been pinpointed as the cause soon after the explosion. The independent federal agency, charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:59:56 MDT Con Ed compensates 87 people following NYC blast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57707310-68/con-payments-blast-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57707310-68/con-payments-blast-company.html.csp">Con Ed compensates 87 people following NYC blast</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T09:13:01.45-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Con Edison has made compensation payments to nearly 90 survivors and residents displaced by the fatal explosion last week in New York City. The company says the payments were made Thursday, a day after the blast. This week, federal investigators found a leak in the gas main near one of the two East Harlem apartment buildings that were leveled. Eight people were killed and more than 60 people were injured. The cause of the explosion has not been determined. Con Ed spokesman Robert McGe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577073102014-03-20T09:13:01.45-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T09:13:01.45-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57707310@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:13:01 MDT Provo woman rescued from explosion in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693279-78/woman-explosion-monday-provo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693279-78/woman-explosion-monday-provo.html.csp">Provo woman rescued from explosion in serious condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T07:43:22.553-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 07:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Provo woman was in serious condition Monday, the day after her home was demolished in an explosion of still-undetermined cause. Provo Fire Capt. Dean York said the victim was being interviewed by fire investigators Monday is their effort to determine what led to the blast that blew off the roof and collapsed the walls of a house at 1214 E. 520 South about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The woman, identified as Glenda Wyatt, 54, was in her kitchen at the moment her home blew up around her. Neighbors who s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693279@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:43:22 MDT Provo home explodes; woman injured http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57690015-78/york-woman-fire-exploded.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57690015-78/york-woman-fire-exploded.html.csp">Provo home explodes; woman injured</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T21:57:11.476-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mossi White knows what comes after the walls tremble and the glass shatters, after an ear-ringing boom cuts through the quiet of a Sunday afternoon. Homes disappear. White, 73, is from Norway. She lived through World War II-era bombings, during which she heard and saw things she never thought she would again. Especially not in Provo. But about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, the house immediately behind White’s exploded — sending its roof flying and walls crumbling, and injuring the 54-year-old woman inside...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57690015@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:57:11 MDT Rescue workers reach basement of NYC blast site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57687454-68/blast-gas-buildings-explosion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57687454-68/blast-gas-buildings-explosion.html.csp">Rescue workers reach basement of NYC blast site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM FITZGERALD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T22:48:26.467-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Emergency workers sifted through debris Saturday from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings as they worked to clear the way for investigators to search for clues that might reveal what caused the blast. Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said rescue workers reached the rear of the basement Saturday but said that investigation of the piping and meters in the front of the basement that will help explain what caused the blast that killed eight people wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57687454@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:48:26 MDT 8 dead in NY gas blast as rescue operation goes on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57684803-200/gas-buildings-explosion-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57684803-200/gas-buildings-explosion-fire.html.csp">8 dead in NY gas blast as rescue operation goes on</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By VERENA DOBNIK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T17:16:10.552-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEW YORK • The bodies of all eight people reported missing after a deadly gas explosion destroyed two buildings have been recovered, the fire commissioner said Friday, but workers are treating the scene as a rescue operation in case there are unknown survivors in the rubble. Salvatore Cassano said no one else is known to be unaccounted for but workers will continue to scour the debris from the flattened apartment buildings for victims. More than 60 people were injured by Wednesday morning’s expl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57684803@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:16:10 MDT N.J. police say 1 person killed, 7 injured in massive explosion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57632037-68/explosion-damaged-gas-iframe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57632037-68/explosion-damaged-gas-iframe.html.csp">N.J. police say 1 person killed, 7 injured in massive explosion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI and GEOFF MULVIHILL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T16:10:15.677-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ewing, N.J. • Authorities say one resident was killed in an explosion in a New Jersey housing development that also injured seven workers. Police say the blast happened Tuesday after a gas line was damaged by contractors who were digging in the area. At least one town home was destroyed in the Trenton suburb of Ewing and several others damaged. The person who was killed was found outside the home that blew up, but authorities don’t know whether the victim lived there. No other details were given...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576320372014-03-04T16:10:15.677-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T16:10:15.677-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57632037@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:10:15 MDT Victims of magnesium plant explosion remain in Utah hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57583366-78/amp-magnesium-plant-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57583366-78/amp-magnesium-plant-county.html.csp">Victims of magnesium plant explosion remain in Utah hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T22:46:51.689-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two workers injured in a blast at US Magnesium’s Rowley plant in Tooele County remained in critical condition Saturday at University Hospital’s Burn Center. The victims, a 49-year-old supervisor and a 25-year-old worker whose names were not released, were said to be burned over their heads and torsos when hot gases erupted at the plant Friday morning. The incident was under investigation, but officials said it was possible the explosion occurred when a lid was lifted or blown open by pressuriz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57583366@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:46:51 MDT Two South Koreans, driver die when bomb explodes on tour bus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57555095-68/bus-egypt-sinai-least.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57555095-68/bus-egypt-sinai-least.html.csp">Two South Koreans, driver die when bomb explodes on tour bus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAREEM FAHIM </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MAYY EL SHEIKH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-16T23:08:02.23-06:00">Updated Feb 16, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • At least two South Korean tourists and their Egyptian driver were killed Sunday when an explosion ripped through a tour bus in a resort town in the Sinai Peninsula, in what officials said was the first deadly attack on tourists by militants in Egypt in at least three years. The bus, which was carrying more than 30 people, had been parked in the southern Sinai town of Taba, near the border with Israel, when the blast occurred. Officials said they believed an explosive device had been pla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57555095@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:08:02 MDT