A fire department investigation concludes that a natural gas explosion caused a fire that heavily damaged an east Baltimore rowhouse and caused a wall to collapse onto the street, killing a boy who was walking by.
A gas leak at a home in Glen Burnie, Md., caused an explosion Thursday night, forcing families out into the cold.
The Anne Arundel County Fire Department says authorities are investigating the possible construction of destructive devices after a person was hurt by a chemical or mechanical reaction.
A 25-year-old man accused of causing a massive explosion in a Lorton, Va. sandwich shop has been sentenced to five years in prison.
One person has been injured after a hydrogen tank exploded at a Prince William County research site, shooting through the ceiling and crashing back into the building.
D.C. police are blaming a backpack of fireworks for reports of an explosion.
A preliminary report on the train derailment in Rosedale says stop signs at a rail grade crossing were faded and displaced.
Train operator CSX Transportation on Wednesday pointed to a hazardous chemical in a rail car as the source of an explosion on a derailed train near Baltimore that sparked a fire, rattled homes and damaged buildings. A company spokesman said officials still weren’t sure what caused the sodium chlorate to explode in the first place, but it ignited another chemical in a second car.
Many are still trying to locate loved ones that may have been participating in or attending the event.
Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries.