Barrel used to hold fuel. FILE PHOTO. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images, File)

Northern Michigan Man Killed In Metal Drum Explosion

Officials say it’s possible that pressure had built up inside the drum, causing it to explode.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2015

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Explosion At Empty MSU Lab Prompts Partial Evacuation

No injuries were reported following the Friday morning explosion at Giltner Hall in East Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2015

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Broken Gas Line Sparks Explosion, Large Fire In Flint

Authorities say a damaged gas line on a bridge reconstruction project has sparked a large fire and closed stretches of a road and freeway in Flint.

CBS Detroit–06/06/2015

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3 Injured In Fiery Explosion On Detroit’s East Side; Gas Leak Likely To Blame

Officials on the scene say tensions remain high because another explosion could happen at any moment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

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Man Admits Guilt, Must Pay Restitution In 2011 Arson-For-Profit Plot

It set off a blast at the commercial laundry service on Hoover near Stephens that caused $1 million in damages to nearby homes.


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Building Evacuated After Electrical Problem Sends Manhole Covers Flying In Downtown Detroit

Motorists were urged to avoid the area of West Fort Street, between Washington and Cass.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

Kayla White (Facebook Photo)

Shocked Family, Friends Seek Answers After Pregnant Woman Dies In Freeway Explosion

“We wanna know what happened…How did that happen?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

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Police: Woman Killed In Explosion On Lodge Freeway Was Pregnant

Authorities have identified the woman killed in a vehicle explosion on a metro Detroit freeway as a 23-year-old expecting mother.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

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Woman Killed When Vehicle Explodes On The Lodge Freeway

A woman died Tuesday afternoon when her car exploded following a three-vehicle crash on M-10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

Bradley Davis and his family. (Photo via gofundme.com)

Police ID Worker Killed In Lapeer Shop Explosion

Authorities in Lapeer have identified a 34-year-old man who died in an explosion at a machine shop that also injured three other people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014