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Lawsuit Filed by Family of Man Killed in Flash Fire

The family of a man killed in a flash fire at a car dealership has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, seeking justice for the loss of their loved one. According to The Mountain Eagle, on June 12, three workers were killed, one seriously injured, and another mildly injured as a result of a flash fire at Carl Cannon Chevrolet Buick GMC in Jasper, Alabama. Jake Jennings of Locust Fork was severely burned while working in the oil change pit of the dealership’s service department. At the age of 39, Jennings passed away the next day at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. The mother of ... Read More

Several employees in critical condition due to burn injuries from Groendyke Transport explosion; OSHA investigating

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced an investigation into an explosion at a Groendyke Transport terminal in Liberal, Kan. According to local news station KSNT, three employees are still in critical condition as of Wednesday afternoon due to a flash fire igniting in the terminal’s wash bay on Tuesday. While the cause of the flash fire is still under investigation, the three employees in the wash bay were with a truck and a tank trailer when the explosion occurred. The tank trailer that may be the cause of the explosion was being cleaned at the time; ... Read More