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  • Firefighter killed, several others injured in Virginia house explosion

    02/17/2024 10:30:54 AM PST · by dynachrome · 20 replies
    nbc ^ | 2-16-24 | Phil Helsel
    A Virginia firefighter was killed and others were injured after a house exploded Friday evening, officials said. Loudoun County Fire and Rescue responded to the home in Sterling around 7:40 p.m. for an investigation, and firefighters were inside when the home exploded, Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief of Operations James Williams said. "Total devastation," is how Williams described the scene and damage. "There's a debris field well into the street and into the neighboring homes." Officials initially said nine firefighters suffered injuries that ranged from serious to less severe. Loudoun County Fire said Saturday that 11 first responders and two...
  • New water park explodes into massive fireball in Sweden

    02/13/2024 3:32:08 PM PST · by CFW · 41 replies
    NYPost ^ | 2/12/24
    A raging inferno erupted at a new water park in Sweden on Monday, with flames decimating a number of under-construction outdoor waterslides and related facilities, authorities said. The massive blaze ripped through several yet-to-be-opened waterslides, including one with a drop of 43 feet, at the Oceana waterpark in Goteberg — sending plumes of black smoke over Sweden’s second-largest city. Harrowing footage shot by witnesses showed the slides, which had been scheduled to open in the coming months, engulfed by flames as several firefighting vehicles descended on the area. At least three explosions sent debris from nearby buildings scattering over the...
  • Russia Denies Izhevsk 'Emergency' As Videos Show Fireball Over ICBM Plant

    02/08/2024 1:32:04 PM PST · by dennisw · 18 replies
    MSN --- Newsweek ^ | 2 8 | Isabel van Brugen
    Russian authorities denied an emergency in Russia's Udmurt Republic, as videos show a huge fireball over a weapons plant that produces nuclear weapons components and ballistic missiles. Massive explosion was reported on Wednesday on the grounds of the Votkinsk weapons factory, which produces weapons including the RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) & strategic ballistic missiles for the Topol-M and Iskander systems. The factory is located some 30 miles from the capital of the Udmurt Republic, Izhevsk. Videos filmed by residents showed a huge fireball over the area and a massive glow in the sky. Locals reported hearing explosions before...
  • Flames shoot over 500-feet into the air after gas pipeline explosion in Oklahoma panhandle

    01/30/2024 11:57:48 PM PST · by CFW · 50 replies
    ABC7Amarillo ^ | 1/30/24 | staff
    A gas pipeline exploded January 30, 2024 north of Darrouzett (Elmwood, OK Fire Department) The pipeline is reportedly owned by DCP Midstream. According to the Booker Fire Department, flames are shooting 500-feet into the air. Crews are staged a "safe distance" away until the gas can be turned off.
  • Massive Explosion Rocks Downtown Fort Worth, Texas

    01/08/2024 6:04:28 PM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Jan 2024 | Bradley Jaye
    A whopping natural gas explosion has left part of downtown Forth Worth, Texas, looking like a war zone. Fort Worth Chief Communications Officer Reyne Telles said, “There was an explosion in downtown,” and “there was a plume of smoke seen higher than the high rises.” The explosion at the Sandman Signature Fort Worth Hotel is in the area of City Hall. “We are currently working a Major Incident,” Forth Worth Police posted to X. “Please avoid the downtown area.” Medstar Ambulance has reported at least 11 injuries. This is a developing story.
  • Car filled with explosives barrels into crowd leaving Rochester rock concert, killing two in possible domestic terrorism: police

    01/02/2024 4:43:43 AM PST · by lowbridge · 43 replies
    nypost.com ^ | January 2, 2024 | Joe Marino and Katherine Donlevy
    A couple was killed and numerous others injured just hours into the New Year when a car filled with explosives barreled into a crowd of people leaving a rock concert in upstate New York, police said. The fiery crash occurred at 12:50 a.m. outside the Kodak Center in Rochester, where roughly 1,000 people were filing out after a New Year’s Eve moe. show. Rochester officers were helping pedestrians cross the street when a Ford Expedition sped toward the mob, but smashed instead into an Uber that was pulling out of a nearby parking lot, law enforcement sources said. “The force...
  • Cargo ship carrying burning lithium ion batteries reaches Alaska but is kept offshore amid frantic battle to extinguish the blaze as crew fears explosion

    12/31/2023 2:46:09 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/31/23 | Alice Wright
    A large cargo ship carrying lithium batteries which caught on fire has reached Alaska but continues to be held two miles offshore while responders attempt to extinguish the blaze. The 19-strong crew managed to make it to shore with no injuries reported, according to the US Coast Guard. The Genius Star XI was carrying a load of lithium-ion batteries across the Pacific Ocean, from Vietnam to San Diego when the cargo caught on fire, the guard's Alaska district said in a release. The fire started on Christmas Day in cargo hold No. 1, a spokesperson for ship owner Wisdom Marine...
  • Scores of Russian Sailors MIA After Crimea Landing Ship Blast: Report

    12/27/2023 5:44:04 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 37 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Dec. 27, 2023 | Ellie Cook
    A total of 77 sailors were on board the large landing ship in the eastern Crimean port of Feodosia when it was targeted by cruise missiles, Russian-language Telegram channel Astra reported. Of these, 33 are missing and 23 people were wounded, with one person killed in the strikes, Astra reported on early on Wednesday... Using Western-supplied cruise missiles and different types of drones, Kyiv has repeatedly targeted Moscow's naval assets, managing to sink the flagship Moskva in April 2022 and taking out a Russian submarine in September 2023. During the course of the all-out war in the country, Kyiv has...
  • Large explosion at Iran's aviation and space force headquarters in Tehran

    12/18/2023 1:12:53 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 43 replies
    Large explosion at Iran's aviation and space force headquarters in Tehran. These headquarters supply missiles and UAVs to regime proxies in the region.
  • FDNY races to rescue New Yorkers trapped in dark ELEVATORS as the Big Apple and New Jersey is plunged into chaos by sudden mass power outage sparked by 'explosion' at Con Edison plant

    12/15/2023 5:25:16 AM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/15/23 | Kamal Sultan, Bethan Sexton
    The New York City Fire Department was forced to save people from elevators across the city and commuters were trapped on the subway after a fault at a Con Edison plant in Brooklyn caused power outages. Black smoke was seen coming from the power facility in Brooklyn at 11.55pm on Thursday night and a momentary power outage followed with lights flickering for a few seconds. It plunged the city into chaos temporarily with multiple reports of people trapped in elevators and stuck on the subway for up to 20 minutes. Some motorists also reported blinking traffic lights. Alarming footage showed...
  • nfo leaks on James Yoo, the anti-white Asian former fed linked to the Arlington, Virginia home explosion…

    12/07/2023 9:53:33 AM PST · by spirited irish · 14 replies
    Revolver News ^ | 12/23 | Staff
    Based on his online posts, it’s clear that Mr. Woo was an “anti-white racist” who harbored a strong hatred and distrust towards the US government. His social media conveyed a definite sense of extreme paranoia. Here’s what Colin Rugg, co-founder of Trending Politics had to say about the suspect in a post on X:Here is what we know about James Yoo, the man linked to the Arlington, Virginia home explosion.Police responded after there were reports of a flare gun being fired from the home.James Yoo was listed on public records as the one living at the property.Yoo was racist against...
  • Man believed to have fired shots before a Virginia house exploded died in the blast, police say

    12/06/2023 11:23:12 AM PST · by 7thson · 24 replies
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | December 6, 2023 | MATTHEW BARAKAT and BEN FINLEY
    The owner of a Virginia house that exploded as police tried to execute a search warrant is believed to have died in the blast, officials said Tuesday, as details emerged about numerous grievances he expressed against neighbors and others on social media and in lawsuits.
  • The emerging details about the home that exploded in Arlington are WILD, even though police are staying silent

    12/05/2023 11:35:50 AM PST · by rxsid · 69 replies
    notthebee.com ^ | 12.05.2023 | Joel Abbott
    The emerging details about the home that exploded in Arlington are WILD, even though police are staying silentLadies and gents, if you missed it, here's the house that blew up in Arlington last night while police were executing a search warrant on someone firing a flare gun from the home.[Warning: BOOM]Here's a photo from Arlington County PD showing the aftermath:Thank the Lord no one was seriously hurt. Three officers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.But the explosion is just the beginning of the craziness, my friends. Please put your seatbelt on for this next part.NBC 4 has some...
  • The FBI Has Released Their Conclusion Regarding the Niagara Falls Car Explosion

    11/23/2023 8:39:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 101 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/23/2023 | Matt Vespa
    The car explosion at Niagara Falls yesterday has conclusively been ruled not an act of terrorism by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Spencer wrote how a car explosion at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing triggered reports of a possible terror attack. There were also rumors that the vehicle was packed with explosives. New camera footage cast doubt on the terrorism angle, with the FBI describing the situation as “fluid” initially. The Port of Buffalo, NY has resumed operations at the Peace Bridge, Whirlpool Bridge and Lewiston Bridge border crossings. https://t.co/9twuEbrPsZ— CBP Buffalo (@CBPBuffalo) November 22, 2023When the terrorism narrative began...
  • NYC Mayor Eric Adams: City on ‘Heightened Alert’ Following Suspected Terrorist Attack

    11/22/2023 6:12:47 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/22/2033 | HANNAH BLEAU KNUDSEN
    New York City is on “heightened alert” following the vehicle explosion that occurred on a bridge entering the U.S. from Canada, Democrat Mayor Eric Adams said in a statement posted to social media on Wednesday. “The NYPD and our team have been closely monitoring the situation on the ground in Buffalo after an explosion at the Rainbow Bridge, and we’ve already sent NYPD officers upstate to support efforts on the ground,” Adams said as concerns arise over the possibility of suspected terror, particularly given the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, which features the 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade taking place on Thursday...
  • Niagra Falls explosion - 'officials' are now saying this wasn't a terrorist attack and there were no (remnants) of explosives found

    11/22/2023 12:50:28 PM PST · by rxsid · 115 replies
    X.com ^ | 11.22.2023 | Several
    Numerous sources:Fox News is now disputing its own reporting. Embarrassing. Would love to know who the "high level sources" are that they initially quoted. https://t.co/BQXOK4iE5U— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) November 22, 2023 NYTimes: "A law enforcement official briefed on the incident said investigators believed the explosion resulted from the impact of the collision. The car went airborne and struck a cement pillar, according to the official. A suitcase was found near the car but did not contain…— Steve Lookner (@lookner) November 22, 2023 NBC -- NO EXPLOSIVES FOUND IN VEHICLE AT US-CANADA BORDER."The vehicle was traveling at a high rate...
  • Rainbow Bridge explosion: Car drove at 100mph from Canada towards US entrance then burst into flames after becoming airborne at second checkpoint in suspected terror attack

    11/22/2023 12:45:24 PM PST · by Red Badger · 47 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | PUBLISHED: 13:18 EST, 22 November 2023 | UPDATED: 15:35 EST, 22 November 2023 | By JEN SMITH, CHIEF REPORTER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A suspected terror attack on Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls today saw a car explode, causing a massive explosion at a toll checkpoint that killed the vehicle's two occupants. Fox News cites law enforcement sources who say the intention was a larger attack to kill more an the FBI Terrorism Task Force is investigating but officials are yet to confirm the motive. Two men who had been traveling in the vehicle both died in the explosion. Their identities remain unknown and there were no other serious injuries. Witnesses and law enforcement officials say the vehicle hurtled down the wrong...
  • Terror attack fears after car explosion at Rainbow Bridge near Niagara Falls leaves two dead at US border

    11/22/2023 10:58:28 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | 22/11/23 | Alyssa Guzman
    A bridge leading into the US from Canada has been shut down due to a car explosion, officials said. The Rainbow Bridge — which leads into Niagara Falls — was temporarily closed after the explosion Wednesday. The car was heading into the US, according to the city mayor’s office. New York Governor Kathy Hochul has been briefed about the incident and is “closely monitoring the situation,” she announced on X.
  • Two dead in 'attempted terror attack' on Rainbow Bridge: Car entering the US from Canada EXPLODES at iconic Niagara Falls crossing, killing two occupants inside

    11/22/2023 11:14:53 AM PST · by Red Badger · 138 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | PUBLISHED: 13:18 EST, 22 November 2023 | UPDATED: 13:59 EST, 22 November 2023 | By JAMES NYE FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Explosion came from a car 'trying to enter the US from Canada' All four land crossings between the two countries are now closed The FBI in Buffalo is investigating; it's unclear if there are any injuries An attempted terror attack on Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls today saw a car explode, causing a massive explosion at a toll checkpoint that killed the vehicle's two occupants. Fox News cites law enforcement sources who say the intention was a larger attack to kill more. It remains unclear if anyone aside from those in the car were injured. The City of Niagara Falls...
  • NY vehicle explosion at Rainbow Bridge border crossing is attempted terror attack: sources

    11/22/2023 11:12:46 AM PST · by Avalon Memories · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/22/23 | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi & Alexis McAdams
    The FBI is investigating a vehicle explosion Wednesday at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing between the U.S. and Canada in what sources tell Fox News was an attempted terrorist attack.Explosives were in the vehicle at the time and two people who were in the car are dead, the sources told Fox News. A border officer was injured.