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Bottle Blast Injures Bus Driver At Redmond School

A plastic soda bottle exploded early Monday in a Redmond elementary school parking lot, injuring a school bus driver, officials said.

11/04/2014

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Explosion Destroys Three Buildings In North Bend

An explosion and fire destroyed three buildings, damaged several others, sent debris flying for blocks and jolted people awake early Friday

CBS Seattle–04/25/2014

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Blast Rocks Washington Gas Plant, 5 Workers Hurt

A large explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant on the Washington-Oregon border Monday, injuring five workers, causing about 400 people to evacuate from nearby farms and homes, and emitting a mushroom cloud of black smoke that was visible for more than a mile.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

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Driver Loses Hand In Jeep Explosion In Spokane

An explosion from a firecracker inside a moving Jeep blew off the driver’s hand early Saturday and scattered debris over half a block in Spokane, prompting initial fears over the man’s intent, police and neighbors said.

01/25/2014

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Blast Hits Oregon Prosecutor’s Office; No Injuries

An explosive device that police say was designed to destroy an Oregon county prosecutor’s office instead blew out windows in a pre-dawn blast Wednesday that did little other damage.

CBS Seattle–11/13/2013

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Survivors Of Ore. Boat Explosion Include 2 Cats

When the engine of their tuna boat exploded last week, owners Mark and Cynthia Schneider had no choice but to jump into the ocean and leave behind their two cats on the doomed vessel.

08/14/2013

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Stray Bullets Trigger Fireworks Explosion

BELFAIR, Wash. — At least one person who fired a gun caused extensive damage to a Mason County wrecking yard early Monday morning. The Mason County Fire District received dozens of calls about a blast […]

CBS Seattle–06/25/2012

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6-Year-Old Boy Injured In BBQ Explosion

The Washington County sheriff’s office says a woman trying to re-light some charcoal briquettes at a family cookout at Aloha squirted on some high-octane fuel used in remote-control toy cars and airplanes.

04/09/2012

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Agency to Investigate 911 Call in Powell Case

A social worker pleaded with a 911 dispatcher throughout a nearly seven-minute call to quickly get police to Josh Powell’s house after he locked himself inside with his two sons. Authorities say the call could have been handled better.

02/08/2012

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Josh Powell Leaves His Family Voicemail Message

Before setting his house ablaze and killing himself and his two young sons, Josh Powell left a voicemail for family members saying he couldn’t live without the boys and didn’t want to go on anymore.

02/07/2012

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