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At least one person is dead and more are missing after a gas explosion caused 3 row houses to collapse in Southern Philadelphia.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 19 December 2019

An explosion caused by a tumbler dryer failure resulted in a partial collapse of a house in the UK.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Morandi, a bridge that partially collapsed less than a year ago, was finally demolished.

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  • Date occured Friday, 28 June 2019

An explosion provoked the roof collapse of Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, located on the south side of Chicago.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 30 August 2018
Friday, 11 September 2015 07:29

Video: Impressive Bridge Explosion in China

Three seconds were enough for a bridge with a height of 180 meters, in China, to be destroyed, after a controlled explosion.

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  • Date occured Friday, 11 September 2015
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Wednesday, 22 January 2014 12:35

4 Dead in Oklahoma and Nebraska Plant Blasts

Two people died on Monday morning when an animal feed plant in Omaha, Nebraska collapsed and burst into flames.  Seventeen other workers were injured, including four who are in critical condition.  Two other people died in a seperate incident when a furnace exploded at a steel plant in Madill, Oklahoma later in the day.

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  • Date occured Monday, 20 January 2014