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Five Injured In Explosion At Delaware Foundry

Aug 22, 2018
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Fire officials in Delaware say five workers have been injured in a foundry explosion.

Officials say the fire at Liberty Casting Company was already extinguished when crews responded to the scene around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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State fire marshals say it wasn't foul play, but they're still trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed about 5,000 pigs at a farm in Fayette County.

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Update 4-26 at 6 a.m.: Kenton Police Chief Dennis Musser tells local media outlets that they've arrested a suspect on a probation violation and arson charges are pending.

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Columbus fire officials say a 16-year-old girl, her mother, and her grandmother died in a house fire early Friday morning.

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Both directions of I-270 and US-33 reopened Monday afternoon after a tanker truck caught fire in Dublin, killing its driver and closing down the highways.

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In Circleville, where trains sometimes block responders during emergencies, the city will reopen an old fire station on the other side of the tracks while trying to find funding for an overpass above one of the city's 19 rail crossings.

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Fire investigators continue looking into what caused an explosion at a Reynoldsburg apartment complex.

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Columbus fire officials say 13 women had to jump from a second-story window to escape a house fire near the Ohio State University campus early Wednesday morning.

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Officials have identified two young siblings killed in a north Columbus house fire.

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Authorities say two children have died in a house fire on Columbus' north side.

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Columbus Police say two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a landlord and a fire meant to cover up the killing.

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Officials say a fire that badly damaged a Buddhist temple in Columbus' Franklinton neighborhood appears to have been intentionally set.

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Authorities and a gas company are investigating a house explosion in the eastern Ohio village of Newcomerstown.

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A fine against a gas company will be halved in exchange for the company using safety programs to help prevent the kind of explosion that leveled an Upper Arlington home last year.

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Fire officials say two people are dead after a fire ripped through their Franklinton duplex on Monday.

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