Tag Archives: actual explosion

San Bruno.

13 Sep

California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado said he was shocked by the “horrible tragedy.”

“It looks like a bomb went off,” he said. “I saw debris everywhere. It was a huge explosion.”

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Well … yeah.

1 Aug

Witnesses have described the explosion, which claimed the life of the 31-year-old from Mackay, like a bomb going off.

The blast left a gaping hole in an industrial shed occupied by Alufab, which Mr Harris co-owned.

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Where there’s booms being heard …

16 Jul

MONTGOMERY, AL. (WSFA) – A Montgomery resident barely escaped death today, surviving an explosion inside his home on Highland Avenue.

Witnesses say the blast sounded like a bomb. As soon as the boom was heard the house went up in flames. Now fire investigators are working to determine what set off the explosion.

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Soggy hash browns are not acceptable.

14 Jul

“It looked like a bomb went off,” he said. “You don’t expect anything like this in a small town like Thomson. You hear things like that in big cities, but not around here.

“It sounded like bottle rockets going off in the parking lot,” Williams said. “I turned around and said ‘Who in the world is shooting off bottle rockets at Waffle House?’ Then I saw the mushroom cloud go up.”

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One-ton boom.

6 Jul

According to the Columbia Tribune, four people were injured, one critically, after hydrogen from a 2,000-pound tank exploded on the third floor of Schweitzer Hall on the University of Missouri campus.

The Columbia Fire Department is saying the lab looks like ‘a bomb went off inside’.

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(“Forces” = military.)

1 Jul

Campers said it sounded like a bomb had gone off.

“I haven’t heard anything like that since I was in the forces,” said ex-military member Vernon Arnold.

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Difference of opinion.

6 Jun

Searchers continued to comb through the debris last night looking for people who may have been on site at the time of the explosion, said D’Aoust.

“It was quite the explosion. It felt like a bomb went off,” said Sherri Tkach, who lives 10 homes away.

Another neighbour reported hearing a huge bang that felt like “a meteor hit the ground,” said Anil Bharrat, who lives five doors down from the blast. “It was a really big boom.”

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