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4 Injured in Explosion at University of Idaho
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — University of Idaho officials say four people were injured in an explosion that happened in a parking lot where people had gathered to test an experimental rocket.
Officials said in a statement the explosion happened just before 10 p...
Thousands Lose Power After Ephrata Substation Explosion
EPHRATA (AP) — Authorities say customers in a small central Washington town were without power after an explosion at a public utility district substation.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook Wednesday evening that a Grant County Public Utility District substation caught fire…
Detectives Investigate Anti-Semitic Graffiti, Arsons
BURIEN (AP) — Authorities are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti and fires set outside a home just south of Seattle in Burien.
The Seattle Times reports deputies got a report of an explosion and fire at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
King County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Cindi West says depu…
Woman Arrested for Arson in Arlington Fire
ARLINGTON (AP) — Officials say a 53-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed a building and displaced 15 people north of Seattle.
The city of Arlington said in a news release Thursday evening that police arrested the woman for arson...
Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
PLYMOUTH, Wash. (AP) — Federal and state regulators say the main cause of an explosion in 2014 at a southeastern Washington natural gas facility was inadequate procedures that allowed oxygen to remain in the system.
A pressure vessel ruptured at the Williams Northwest Pipeline facility in Plymouth, W…
State Fines Grant County PUD Over Dam Explosion
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County Public Utility District #2 has been fined $35,000 for safety violations following an explosion at its Priest Rapids Dam near the town of Beverly last October.
Six workers were hospitalized with serious electrical burns...

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