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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Josh Powell, the husband of Susan Powell, who has been missing for two years, has apparently been killed in an explosion in Graham, WA, along with his two sons, who were on supervised visitation. Authorities say it appears the explosion was deliberate.
A 40-foot boat that exploded at a marina on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula Tuesday evening broke windows, inflicted shrapnel-type damage on other nearby vessels and seriously injured a 78-year-old man, firefighters said.