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Vault Fire Temporarily Knocks Out Power To Customers In Long Beach

According to the city of Long Beach the area north of downtown is affected.


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Firefighters Investigate Cause Of High-Rise Explosion In Downtown LA

Firefighters on Friday continued to investigate what caused a thunderous explosion to occur at a high-rise building in downtown Los Angeles.



Santa Clarita Valley Mother Warns Of Dangers Posed By Glass Shower Doors

Canyon Country mother Rebecca Bruce and daughter Lily got a major scare Wednesday night from an unlikely source – the shower door.



Crews Respond To Reported Explosion At Koreatown Apartment Building

Firefighters and police officers were responding Wednesday to investigate a report of an explosion at an apartment building in the Koreatown area, authorities said.



SpaceX Launch Ends In Failure With Rocket Eruption

A SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station erupted Sunday shortly after liftoff.


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Gas Pump At Shell Station In Malibu Explodes After Car Careens Into It

A car crashing into a gas pump at a Shell service station in Malibu touched off a huge fire and explosion Saturday evening.


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Firework Injures Up To 18 Students At Middle School In Menifee

Officials say as many as 18 students suffered minor injuries Friday when a firework went off at a middle school in Menifee.


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Menifee Student Injured In Small Explosion At High School

Two students were detained and another student was treated for injuries Friday following an explosion on the campus of Heritage High School in Menifee.


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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.

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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.

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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.

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