Catastrophic Events (page 2)


Rental Apartment and Rental House Fires: By the Numbers

Even though structural fires are an everyday occurrence, you never expect to find yourself in the middle of an inferno. It’s one thing to see...

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  • Jan 15, 2020

How Rental Apartment and Rental House Fires Happen

No matter where you live, you deserve a safe place to call home. When you are a rental tenant, your landlord is responsible for keeping...

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  • Jan 15, 2020

Texas Woman Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident

A woman was killed in Reeves County, Texas, on Jan. 9 after being hit head-on by a tractor-trailer, News West 9 reported. The semi truck’s...

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  • Jan 14, 2020

FL Worker in Stable Condition After Being Crushed by Wall

A Florida construction worker is in stable condition after a rebar wall fell on his upper body in West Palm Beach on Jan. 9, The...

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  • Jan 14, 2020

8 Children, 2 Adults Hospitalized in NC School Bus Crash

Ten people were sent to the hospital in Delco, North Carolina, after a semi truck crashed into a school bus picking up a student on...

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  • Jan 14, 2020

10-Year-Old Boy Killed in Florida Semi Crash

A wayward semi truck crossed a grass median, striking a van in Jacksonville, Florida, First Coast News reported. The Jan. 7 collision killed a boy...

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  • Jan 14, 2020

Tesla Runs Red Light in Salt Lake City, Injuring Three

On Jan. 5, three people were critically injured when the driver of a Tesla ran a red light in Salt Lake City, Deseret News reported....

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  • Jan 13, 2020

Indiana Man Killed in Well Construction Collapse

It took more than 10 hours to recover the body of 56-year-old Douglas Scott Abney, who died in a collapsed trench he and his son...

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  • Jan 13, 2020

Brooklyn Woman Struck, Killed by Cement Truck

A 68-year-old woman was hit and killed by a cement truck Jan. 7 in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, the Brooklyn Paper...

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  • Jan 13, 2020

10-Year-Old Boy Killed by Garbage Truck in Queens

After a four-hour fight for his life in the hospital, a 10-year-old Queens, New York, boy succumbed to his injuries after a sanitation truck ran...

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  • Jan 13, 2020

Three Injured in Texas Highway Crash

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Trenton, Texas, on Jan. 2, KXII reported. A tractor-trailer headed westbound on Highway 121 crashed into...

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  • Jan 8, 2020

Four Injured in DC Fire Blamed on Surge Protector

Three residents and a firefighter were injured in a fire that destroyed a two-story duplex in Washington, D.C., in the early hours of Jan. 5,...

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  • Jan 8, 2020

Kansas Apartment Blaze Injures One

An apartment fire in Wichita, Kansas injured one person on Sunday morning, KAKE reported. The fire happened at an apartment on E. Douglas Ave. and...

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  • Jan 6, 2020

NJ Dump Truck Flips Onto Car, Injuring One

A New Jersey man was airlifted to the hospital after a dump truck overturned onto his car last Thursday, NJ.com reported. Police said that the...

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  • Dec 31, 2019

New Haven Woman Seriously Injured in Truck Crash

A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 91 in Connecticut put one woman in the hospital on Monday afternoon, The Record-Journal reported. The incident occurred near exit...

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  • Dec 27, 2019