Tag: explosion

6 Detained After Chase Ends in Flames

Palmview (KFXV) — FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: These are images captured by a viewer after a car slams into a light pole on Goodwin street in the city of Palmview. Investigators tell Fox News this happened after authorities chased the driver who refused to stop. The car at one point explodes. Six people were taken into custody minutes after the driver slammed into the light pole and the people in the car — believed to be undocumented immigrants, took off on foot. The investigation into this case continues. We will bring you more details as they become...

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Researchers seek to find Old Faithful’s underground plumbing

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists from the U.S. and Denmark are seeking to map out the plumbing system hidden inside the earth’s crust that’s responsible for the famous Old Faithful geyser and other hydrothermal features at Yellowstone National Park. Throughout November the research team will conduct flights over the park using a giant, hoop-shaped electromagnetic system suspended from a helicopter. The device acts like an X-ray to determine where and how hot water flows beneath the surface. The team also hopes to gain insights into the infrequent but sometimes massive hydrothermal explosions that occur in the park, said lead...

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Developing: Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida during test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An explosion rocked a SpaceX launch site Thursday during a routine rocket test. SpaceX was conducting a test firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred shortly after 9 a.m., according to NASA. The test was in advance of a planned Saturday launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, which is next to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Buildings several miles away shook from the blast, and multiple explosions continued for several minutes. Dark smoke filled the overcast sky. A half-hour later, a black cloud hung low across the eastern horizon. Additional details were...

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14 RGV Missionaries Trapped At Istanbul Airport

TURKEY (KFXV) — Tonight the incidents in turkey are hitting close to home as more than a dozen missionaries from the valley continue on stand by stuck at the Istanbul airport.. Just moments ago we heard from the missionaries, who say they heard what they believe is an explosion outside the airport, however they say they’re safe. Members of the First Baptist Church of Alamo, headed out to Senegal, Africa, Thursday morning. What was supposed to be a pit stop at Istanbul Ataturk Airport have become tense hours for the 14 church members as all flights have been cancelled....

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Fire department calls Hawaii lab explosion an accident

HONOLULU (AP) — A visiting researcher who lost an arm last month in a laboratory explosion at the University of Hawaii told fire investigators the blast occurred after she turned off a digital pressure gauge she was using to check the pressure in a gas cylinder. A report released by the Honolulu Fire Department on Monday said the researcher told investigators she didn’t hear gas leaking before the explosion. Photos in the report showed torn pieces of a metal gas cylinder sitting on a floor strewn with debris. Compressed hydrogen, carbon dioxide and oxygen detonated inside an air tank...

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