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Investigators are now looking into whether an issue inside the home, namely a gas-operated appliance, may have caused the Indy explosion. Al Scarpellini, chairman of the fire science program at Vincennes University, says there are courses that investigators take that just specialize on gas-fired appliances, how they operate, what can go wrong with them, how someone could purposely use them to set a fire. Scarpellini says investigators likely will be looking into the history of the home‘s appliances and any possible recalls.
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A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide with winds up to 200 mph ripped through the Oklahoma city of Moore Monday. Officials say the death toll is expected to rise while more than 200 are being treated at hospitals.The National Weather Service says the twister was at least an EF4.21.05.13
A former Anderson couple just recently sold their house in Shawnee, Okla., and bought one in Moore – the site of yesterday’s deadly tornadoes. Becky and Dustin Smith, who are safe, say they don’t know if that house is still standing. The Smiths haven’t been able to get out to the area of their new [...]21.05.13
A severe thunderstorm rolled through the area around 4 this morning, damaging a Noblesville gas station. Power out in parts of Hamilton County caused Noblesville Schools to operate on a two hour delay. At its peak, Duke and IPL were reporting a combined 22 thousand without power – Anderson Power & Light reported more than [...]