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Propane explosion levels house in rural Roberts fire

Propane explosion levels house in rural Roberts fire

ROBERTS — No one was injured Friday night when a rural Roberts home exploded as the result of a suspected propane leak.

September 13, 2014 6:16 pmLoading…
Explosion burns demolition worker at former Frenchtown pulp mill

Explosion burns demolition worker at former Frenchtown pulp mill

FRENCHTOWN — A demolition worker was burned Monday morning when cornstarch dust exploded while crews were tearing down a storage tank at the former Smurfit-Stone Container pulp mill in Frenchtown.

September 08, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming man injured by fireworks, airlifted to burn unit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Cheyenne man has suffered extensive injuries to his face and hands in a fireworks explosion and has been airlifted to a Colorado hospital.

July 08, 2014 10:30 amLoading…
Justin Daniels

Justin Daniels

Justin Daniels, 27, is shown Wednesday at his home in Casper. Daniels, a plumber, received second-degree burns to his arms, face and neck in a June 6 flash fire at Meadow Wind assisted living center in Casper.

July 07, 2014 6:31 pm
Bearing failure caused fiberboard plant fire

Bearing failure caused fiberboard plant fire

KALISPELL — Plum Creek Timber Co. officials say a bearing failure led to the explosions and fire at the company's fiberboard plant in Columbia Falls.

June 14, 2014 2:46 pmLoading…
Firefighters return to Plum Creek mill as fires reignite; damage heavy

Firefighters return to Plum Creek mill as fires reignite; damage heavy

COLUMBIA FALLS — Operations at a medium-density fiberboard plant where two or three explosions occurred Tuesday afternoon are expected to resume in about a month, Plum Creek Timber Co. representatives said Wednesday.

June 11, 2014 1:40 pmLoading…
Explosion reported at Columbia Falls plant

Explosion reported at Columbia Falls plant

COLUMBIA FALLS – After initial reports that several people were missing following a Tuesday afternoon explosion at Plum Creek Timber Co., authorities say everyone who was in the affected facility has been accounted for, and no one was hospitalized.

June 10, 2014 4:06 pmLoading…
Monkey Face Rock decapitated by giant explosion

Monkey Face Rock decapitated by giant explosion

A crew from GeoStabilization International uses explosives to remove the Rims' sandstone formation known as Monkey Face Rock in Billings, Montana.

May 30, 2014 12:47 pmLoading…

Corvallis woman charged after hash oil explosion

HAMILTON — A 20-year-old Corvallis woman faces four felony charges for a hashish oil explosion that injured two people, including a teenager who was treated at a Seattle burn center.

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Carrying on: Opal returns to peace and quiet after natural gas plant explosion

The tiny town of Opal was quiet last Friday evening. A charred and blackened tower hidden by the hills north and west of the southwestern Wyoming town was the only reminder of the explosion and fire that led to a 20-hour evacuation of Opal’s entire population April 23.

May 06, 2014 8:00 amLoading…
Small fire burns at Wyoming gas plant after blast

Small fire burns at Wyoming gas plant after blast

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A small fire burned at a western Wyoming natural gas processing plant Monday, five days after an explosion forced the evacuation of a nearby town and shut down the facility.

April 28, 2014 4:06 pmLoading…
Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home after explosion

Residents of Wyoming town allowed to return home after explosion

OPAL, Wyo. — Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural-gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town.

April 24, 2014 12:10 pmLoading…

State, federal agencies do 2nd oil train inspection blitz

ALBANY, N.Y. — State and federal inspectors have completed a second round of safety checks of train tracks and oil tanker cars in an effort to prevent disastrous derailments and spills of volatile crude from North Dakota's Bakken region.

March 27, 2014 3:31 pmLoading…

Explosives bring down bridge arches at Hoback

JACKSON, Wyo. — A dramatic explosion brought down two steel arches that used to support a bridge over the Snake River south of Jackson.

March 21, 2014 12:24 pmLoading…

Oil tanks catch fire, explode outside Gillette

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Nobody was hurt when two oil tanks caught fire and exploded northwest of Gillette.

February 28, 2014 11:16 amLoading…

2 men charged in Bozeman motel room explosion

BOZEMAN — Two Bozeman men face charges of operating a meth lab believed to have caused a small explosion in a Bozeman motel room.

February 28, 2014 10:31 amLoading…

Bozeman police suspect meth lab caused small explosion in motel room

BOZEMAN — A methamphetamine lab is suspected as the cause of a small explosion in a room at a Bozeman motel.

February 26, 2014 10:18 amLoading…
A secondary explosion rips through a pyrotechnics firm

A secondary explosion rips through a pyrotechnics firm

A secondary explosion rips through a pyrotechnics facility after an earlier explosion started the building on fire at 7788 Highway 3 in June. Firefighters from Shepherd, Billings and Worden responded.

June 25, 2013 2:12 pmLoading…
Explosions rip through fireworks facility northwest of Billings

Explosions rip through fireworks facility northwest of Billings

Two explosions tore through a building at a fireworks facility south of Acton on Tuesday morning, keeping fire crews from around Yellowstone County busy for much of the day.

June 25, 2013 11:34 am Video Photos

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Victim of Butte home explosion taken to SLC burn center

Victim of Butte home explosion taken to SLC burn center

BUTTE — The man who suffered severe burns in a home explosion in Butte on Wednesday has been transferred to a burn unit in Salt Lake City.

May 16, 2013 1:50 pmLoading…

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