EXPLOSION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EXPLOSION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 1 injured in explosion at Mesquite plastics plant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451971-78/mesquite-explosion-plant-plastics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451971-78/mesquite-explosion-plant-plastics.html.csp">1 injured in explosion at Mesquite plastics plant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T08:53:39.738-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mesquite, Nev. • Authorities say one employee is injured after an explosion at a plastics manufacturing business in Nevada. Capt. John Gately of Mesquite Fire and Rescue says the person was burned and was being airlifted to Las Vegas after the blast Wednesday at Primex Plastics Corp. in Mesquite. The person’s condition and gender were not immediately known. Gately says the “flash explosion” apparently stemmed from an electrical breaker failure, but it did not cause a full-fledged fire. Plant man...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58451971@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:53:39 MDT Wyoming gas explosion causes multiple injuries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58447533-78/explosion-gas-malik-tank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58447533-78/explosion-gas-malik-tank.html.csp">Wyoming gas explosion causes multiple injuries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T08:35:32.636-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Multiple people were injured in an explosion at a natural gas storage tank Tuesday afternoon in western Wyoming. Workers were cleaning a tank east of Kemmerer, which is near Evanston, when an explosion occurred about 2 p.m., said Stephen Malik, spokesman for Lincoln Co., Wyo. Malik did not know the exact number of workers injured or the extent of their injuries. A spokeswoman for University Hospital confirmed that two of the victims were taken to the burn unit there. The fire was subdued by 4...</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> 58447533@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:35:32 MDT Arizona dog food plant surveyed after explosion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417404-79/explosion-plant-arizona-dog.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58417404-79/explosion-plant-arizona-dog.html.csp">Arizona dog food plant surveyed after explosion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T16:56:02.315-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff • A crew from Nestlé Purina is assessing damage from a grain-dust explosion that injured four contract workers at the company’s plant in Flagstaff, Ariz. Flames from welding equipment sparked the explosion Sunday, blowing out metal doors at the front of the seven-story grain elevator. Two workers who suffered severe burns were listed in good condition Monday at a Phoenix burn center. The other two had less severe burns. Authorities say it was the first such incident at the dog food pla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584174042014-09-15T16:56:02.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T16:56:02.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417404@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:56:02 MDT 13 hurt, mostly kids, in acid mishap at museum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373631-68/museum-reno-flash-acid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58373631-68/museum-reno-flash-acid.html.csp">13 hurt, mostly kids, in acid mishap at museum</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • A routine experiment designed to help children understand tornadoes erupted in a chemical flash at a Nevada museum, injuring 13, including children who suffered acid burns on their hands, arms and faces. Emergency crews responded to a report of a possible explosion at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday at the Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum in downtown Reno. City of Reno spokesman Matthew Brown told The Associated Press that a preliminary investigation indicates it was not an explosion but a chem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736312014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T09:38:27.17-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373631@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:38:27 MDT