Two men were hospitalized after a compressor apparently exploded at a northern New Jersey cabinet workshop.
Police said Theodore Ellinghouse was killed by a large firecracker which exploded while he was holding it in the hallway of a home at 112-21 111th Avenue in Ozone Park Monday.
The Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Arson/Bomb Squad said the source of the explosion was fireworks that had been stored in a three inch PVC pipe.
The driver of a minivan involved in a horrific crash with a tanker truck on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carlstadt said he doesn’t remember anything about the fiery crash that nearly killed him and his family.
An unoccupied house on 150 Lincoln Street was reduced to rubble following an explosion around 1:30 a.m.
As two PSE&G workers were heading into the basement of a Manville home, the boiler exploded.
A PSE&G crew was working to restore power at a home on 112 Huff Avenue when something in the basement blew.
Newark fire officials are trying to determine the cause of a pre-dawn blaze that began with a blast in one home and spread to three other buildings.
An investigation is ongoing following a terrifying explosion rocks a small town in Bergen County on Sunday night. A pipe bomb sent shrapnel flying into yards and homes
Firefighters are trying to determine what sparked a pre-dawn blast that rocked a Staten Island neighborhood Tuesday.
Firefighters responded to a taxi on fire in Manhattan Thursday in the midst of the storm at 70th Street and Second Avenue.
A gas main explosion that sent a 50-foot fireball into the sky, left one person dead, injured five others and forced dozens of residents from their homes.
No one was hurt and nothing was damaged, but the small explosion on Walnut Street last evening before 7 o’clock shook homes and scared folks right out of their skin.
In the murky lull after the morning rain, the FDNY was out along a four-block stretch of Joralemon Street.
The man is seeking $6 million for the injuries he suffered in a power plant explosion that killed six people.