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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

UPDATED Massive Explosion Rips Through Seattle Neighborhood, 9 Firefighters Injured


This happened just about a half hour ago. And while the story doesn't explicitly say it, it sounds to me like the Firefighters must have already been on the scene, when the explosion occurred.

From CNN:
(CNN)A massive explosion ripped through Seattle early Wednesday -- obliterating at least one building, damaging several others and sending nine firefighters to a hospital in the Washington state city. 
The one battalion chief and eight firefighters transported to Harborview Medical Center suffered minor injuries, said Seattle fire spokeswoman Corey Orvold. 
In a statement, Harborview Medical indicated that all nine were in satisfactory condition with injuries ranging from burns to cuts to abrasions. 
While they recovered, their colleagues remained at the scene to address lingering flames and other issues in the city's Greenwood neighborhood. 
The Seattle Fire Department tweeted around 3:30 a.m (6:30 a.m. ET) that 67 personnel -- including firefighters, commanders and medics -- were on site. 
It wasn't immediately known if anyone was inside the building at the epicenter of the pre-dawn blast.
UPDATED natural gas explosion rocked a Seattle neighborhood early Wednesday, injuring nine firefighters, forcing evacuations and heavily damaging buildings, officials said. (March 9) AP

Above suggests the fire fighters were on the scene to address a gas leak.
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Anonymous Anonymous said...

A natural gas explosion rocked a Seattle neighborhood early Wednesday, injuring nine firefighters, forcing evacuations and heavily damaging buildings, officials said. (March 9) AP
http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2016/03/09/81521638/

Above suggests the fire fighters were on the scene to address a gas leak.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 2:29:00 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OT update to story from January...
StamfordAdvocate: FBI agents investigated over shots fired during standoff

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — FBI agents who were at the scene of the shooting death of a key figure of the occupation of an Oregon national wildlife refuge are under federal investigation for not disclosing they fired two shots that missed Robert "LaVoy" Finicum.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 2:32:00 pm  

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