Fireball From Natural Gas Tank Explosion Injures Nine Los Angeles Firefighters

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – A violent explosion rattled the city of Wilmington on Thursday morning, leaving nine Los Angeles firefighters injured. The explosion was caused by a compressed natural gas tank on a burning truck, sending a fireball into the air on North Alameda Street. The incident took place near a residential neighborhood after a call was made about a truck fire. Firefighters were at the location when one of the truck’s two compressed natural …

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Chemical Plant Explosion in Ningxia, China Sends Shocking Fireball into the Sky, Injures Two

NINGXIA, China – A massive explosion at a chemical plant in the city of Ningxia, China, on January 31 engulfed the facility in flames, causing a shockwave and a towering mushroom cloud that could be seen from miles away. The blast injured two people and prompted emergency responders to rush to the scene. Officials stated that they suspect a rupture in a tar tank triggered the fire, leading to the explosion. An investigation is underway …

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