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Report: Torrance Exxon Blast Caused By Overpressurization

The explosion at ExxonMobil’s South Bay facility last week was caused by over-pressurization in an air-pollution-control system, according to a report released Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2015

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Torrance Residents Take On ExxonMobil Days After Refinery Explosion

Demanding answers during a townhall meeting with company officials, dozens of locals say their homes and cars were coated with dust after Wednesday’s blast, which was strong enough to register as a magnitude 1.7 earthquake.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2015

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Blast-Damaged Torrance Refinery Has Faced Cal/OSHA Penalties

Documents from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health indicate that the Torrance Exxon Mobil refinery where a blast took place on Wednesday has faced more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for inspection violations over the past five years.

02/19/2015

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Cause Of ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery Explosion Under Investigation

The cause of an explosion at the ExxonMobil Refinery was under investigation Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Evidence Of A ‘Honey Oil’ Lab Found At Site Of Rosemead Apartment Complex Fire

Officials Wednesday were investigating the link between a fire at a Rosemead apartment complex and a possible “honey oil” marijuana lab found on the premises.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2015

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Several Injured, Evacuations Ordered In Santa Paula After Vacuum Truck Explodes

A vacuum truck explosion Tuesday forced the evacuation of a neighborhood and businesses and sent several people to the hospital in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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Air-Conditioner Explosion Burns Person In West Hollywood

An air-conditioner explosion sent a person to the hospital with second-degree burns Thursday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

08/21/2014

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2 Burned In Santa Monica Building Explosion

Authorities say an explosion and fire in Santa Monica has burned two people, one of them critically.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

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Explosion Sparks Fire At Oxnard Home

Authorities Thursday were investigating an explosion at a home in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

A fire and explosion was reported inside this Calabasas home Friday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Calabasas Home Rocked By Explosion, Fire After Neighbor’s Car Hits Gas Meter

Officials say a neighbor’s car accidentally slammed into a gas line outside a Calabasas home Friday afternoon causing a fire and explosion.

05/16/2014

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9 Injured In Explosion At La Habra Industrial Complex

At least nine people were injured Tuesday morning in an industrial explosion in La Habra.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/29/2014

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Boy, 4, Injured In Dry Ice Explosion At Paramount High School

A plastic bottle filled with dry ice injured a young boy at a Paramount high school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/25/2014

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3 Displaced After Insecticide Fogger Blast In Van Nuys Apartment

The Red Cross is assisting those affected by the blast, reported at 15025 Vanowen Street, according to LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphrey.

04/13/2014

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UCLA Student Burned In Science Class Experiment

The unidentified student also suffered a chest injury.

04/05/2014

Smoke rises from a smoldering fire as firefighters sift through rubble at a burned home that was destroyed by a massive explosion and fire September 10, 2010 in San Bruno, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Criminally Charged In Fatal Bay Area Gas Pipeline Blast

Pacific Gas and Electric was charged on Tuesday with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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