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April 4, 1996 | Associated Press
An explosion at the largest blast furnace at the U.S. Steel Plant injured at least six workers, one critically. USX Corp. officials said the cause of Tuesday night's blast is under investigation. Three workers were treated at the plant. Three required hospitalization.
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July 29, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Explosions shook a coal-fired generating plant in Hammond, Ind., that supplies power to Chicago, starting a fire that took six hours to extinguish. Up to 17 people were injured, four critically. The explosions and fire at the Southern Energy Co. plant sent plumes of black smoke towering along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Lights flickered across Chicago as backup power systems kicked in.
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December 1, 1995 | Reuters
A tank exploded at a Phillips Pine Line Co. facility Thursday, killing one worker and injuring another, officials said. Officials said the blast ripped apart a tank on which two people were welding. A company spokeswoman said the tank was part of a waste-water system.
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April 4, 1996 | Associated Press
An explosion at the largest blast furnace at the U.S. Steel Plant injured at least six workers, one critically. USX Corp. officials said the cause of Tuesday night's blast is under investigation. Three workers were treated at the plant. Three required hospitalization.
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December 10, 1990 | Associated Press
A natural gas explosion injured 10 people Sunday at a Ft. Benjamin Harrison housing complex, officials said. No deaths were reported. The Army post processes soldiers en route to the Persian Gulf.
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October 12, 1989 | From Associated Press
Police have arrested a 16-year-old on charges of planting two bombs that exploded at his high school on consecutive days. Anonymous tips led officers Tuesday night to the home of the boy, whose name was withheld, Detective Kevin Smith said. Police searched his home but would not say what they found and gave no motive for the bombings. Bombs exploded Monday and Tuesday at Anderson High School, causing no injuries.
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October 31, 1988
A fire at an oil refinery in Whiting, Ind., caused a tank as big as a house to explode, killing two workers and critically injuring two others when liquid asphalt burned through their clothing, authorities said. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire and explosion at the Amoco Oil Co. refinery's No. 3 oxidizer unit, which makes industrial asphalt, said Elise Sims, an Amoco spokeswoman. The refinery's firefighting crew controlled the fire within half an hour, she said.
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July 29, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Explosions shook a coal-fired generating plant in Hammond, Ind., that supplies power to Chicago, starting a fire that took six hours to extinguish. Up to 17 people were injured, four critically. The explosions and fire at the Southern Energy Co. plant sent plumes of black smoke towering along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Lights flickered across Chicago as backup power systems kicked in.
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March 28, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A high-pressure tank exploded at a Portage steel mill, killing three workers and hurling metal siding and other debris a quarter-mile away. Nine workers were injured, one seriously. The cause of the blast at the Beta Steel Corp. plant wasn't clear. Workers said a supervisor had been warned Monday that the tank had been leaking. Kevin Myers, one of the three killed, had complained about the tank in a written report to a supervisor Monday, said a worker who asked not to be identified.
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March 28, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A high-pressure tank exploded at a Portage steel mill, killing three workers and hurling metal siding and other debris a quarter-mile away. Nine workers were injured, one seriously. The cause of the blast at the Beta Steel Corp. plant wasn't clear. Workers said a supervisor had been warned Monday that the tank had been leaking. Kevin Myers, one of the three killed, had complained about the tank in a written report to a supervisor Monday, said a worker who asked not to be identified.
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December 1, 1995 | Reuters
A tank exploded at a Phillips Pine Line Co. facility Thursday, killing one worker and injuring another, officials said. Officials said the blast ripped apart a tank on which two people were welding. A company spokeswoman said the tank was part of a waste-water system.
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December 10, 1990 | Associated Press
A natural gas explosion injured 10 people Sunday at a Ft. Benjamin Harrison housing complex, officials said. No deaths were reported. The Army post processes soldiers en route to the Persian Gulf.
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October 12, 1989 | From Associated Press
Police have arrested a 16-year-old on charges of planting two bombs that exploded at his high school on consecutive days. Anonymous tips led officers Tuesday night to the home of the boy, whose name was withheld, Detective Kevin Smith said. Police searched his home but would not say what they found and gave no motive for the bombings. Bombs exploded Monday and Tuesday at Anderson High School, causing no injuries.
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October 31, 1988
A fire at an oil refinery in Whiting, Ind., caused a tank as big as a house to explode, killing two workers and critically injuring two others when liquid asphalt burned through their clothing, authorities said. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire and explosion at the Amoco Oil Co. refinery's No. 3 oxidizer unit, which makes industrial asphalt, said Elise Sims, an Amoco spokeswoman. The refinery's firefighting crew controlled the fire within half an hour, she said.
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