Police Investigating Social Media Threat at Pittsburgh-Area High School, Students Evacuated

Pittsburgh, PA – Woodland Hills High School in Churchill was evacuated on Wednesday due to an anonymous threat of an explosion found on Snapchat. Superintendent Daniel Castagna of Woodland Hills School District made the announcement on social media, prompting the evacuation of students at 11:55 a.m. In response to the threat, all campus buildings in the school district were closed to visitors for the remainder of the day, with increased police presence at the elementary …

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Residents evacuated following explosion at senior living complex in CBRM

Dozens of residents were forced to evacuate after an explosion at a seniors’ complex in Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The incident occurred at the CBRM complex for seniors, leading to the displacement of many elderly individuals. The cause of the explosion is currently unknown, and an investigation is underway to determine the source of the blast. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find significant damage to the complex, with debris scattered around …

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Guests and Employees Evacuated After Over-Pressurization Incident at Tulsa Hotel

TULSA, Okla. — Around 50 guests and employees of a hotel near 31st and Memorial were evacuated and then allowed back in after a possible over-pressurization in the pool room led to an explosion, according to the Tulsa Fire Department. Two hazmat trucks were on the scene of the Embassy Suites, near 31st and Memorial, as first responders worked to address the situation. TFD Captain Tim Halowell stated that an over-pressurization of a chemical container …

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Paragould Factory Evacuated After Boiler Explosion, Workers Told to Stay Home

PARAGOULD, Ark. – Employees at a Paragould factory are facing a day off from work due to a sudden maintenance issue. The incident involved a boiler explosion at the main plant of DriV Inc./Tenneco, as reported by K8 News. Captain Jason Elms of the Paragould Police Department confirmed that the explosion caused the evacuation of employees due to smoke in the building. Calls to the Paragould Fire Department went unanswered as the situation unfolded. The …

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