explosion rss icon

Cincinnati Marathon Reviewing Security Procedures

cincinnati_marathon
The race's executive director, Iris Simpson-Bush, says the race already has extensive security and medical response plans in place, but officials will consider whether additional measures are needed.
10:35AM
April
16, 2013

Organizers of Cincinnati’s upcoming Flying Pig Marathon plan are reviewing security measures in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon explosions.

One Killed In Northeast Ohio Well Explosion

bolivar
Fire fighters say the explosion happened near Bolivar, about 65 south of Cleveland.
12:33PM
July
16, 2012

Firefighters say one person was killed Monday morning in an explosion at an oil- and gas-well site near Bolivar, about 65 miles south of Cleveland.

NTSB: Train Going Below Speed Limit, No Noticeable Track Problems

burned train car
Columbus Hazmat crew examines burned Norfolk Southern tanker car that derailed in north Columbus on Wednesday morning
6:30AM
July
12, 2012

The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate the train derailment and subsequent explosion in north Columbus on Wednesday.

Natural Gas Line Fire Under Control; Rupture Felt Miles Away

Athen Explosion
Fire from gas line explosion at the Athens and Morgan County lines.
4:00PM
November 16, 2011

Authorities say a fire from a natural gas line rupture and explosion is under control in a rural area of Southern Ohio.

Explosion Rips Through Cincinnati Restaurant

jerusalem_restaurant
An explosion at Cincinnati's Jerusalem Restaurant reportedly broke the front window and blew out the building's front door.
8:59AM
November
14, 2011

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the blast at the Jerusalem Restaurant.

One Dead, Six Injured In House Explosion

fairborn
The explosion happened Saturday afternoon in the Dayton suburb of Fairborn.
11:13AM
November 13, 2011

Police say the explosion in Fairborn may have happened after someone working at the home ruptured an underground gas line.

Authorities Investigate Nelsonville, OH Sewer Explosion

A workman checks for debris in Nelsonville's storm water sewer system, damagaed by an explosion Saturday evening
12:00AM
February 26, 2007

Authorities in Nelsonville are still investigating a Saturday night explosion that forced the evacuation of 60 homes in the Athens County community. No one was injured. The driver of a Jeep skidded off a city street and gasoline spread through the city’s storm water drainage system.

Fire Heavily Damages Electric Substation

12:00AM
November
28, 2005

Some 16,000 customers are still without power Monday afternoon following a fire at a neighborhood substation. The five a-m explosion and blaze caused an initial loss of power to more than 32,000 customers. AEP doesn’t expect complete restoration of service until Tuesday.

COTA, other Ohio transit systems on alert after London bombings

12:00AM
July
7, 2005

Ohio public transportation officials are asking drivers and riders to be on the lookout for any unusual activity in response to fatal attacks on the subway and buses in London.