The powerful blast around 7:15 p.m. sent a plume of smoke and flames into the air. I thought someone had hit the building with their vehicle.
WE Energies spokeswoman Amy Jahns said workers for a private contractor punctured a 4-inch gas main, causing a leak that resulted in the explosion that rained debris around the downtown area and ignited vehicles parked in the area.
Police Lt. Kevin Konopacki said that around 6:20 p.m., firefighters and police responded to a reported gas leak in downtown Sun Prairie, a community of about 30,000. The benefit account was started by the family's church in Sun Prairie.
Dane County Sheriff's Department operations manager Paul Logan says people were hurt in the explosion Tuesday evening in Sun Prairie, which has about 30,000 people. We will keep on building from this.
Blast sets off fire outside Egypt's Cairo airport
Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister said the blast occurred at fuel two storage tanks outside airport perimeters. All flights have been suspended at the airport while officials investigate the blast.
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Mahlon Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, identified the firefighter who was killed as Cory Barr. Witnesses said the fire broke out after a loud boom Tuesday night shook the community. "It could have been a lot worse", Konopacki said.
Schulze said WE Energies was still working Wednesday afternoon to restore gas service to the 500 customers who were affected by the explosion. One of those firefighters was critically hurt.
A police officer and several members of the public were treated on the scene with minor injuries. Police set up a half-mile perimeter around the site. He said they both served on a downtown business committee. "As soon as we can get this secure and get people to their homes, we're going to do that", Konopacki said. Hundreds of residents were displaced from their home and found shelter at area schools and churches. About 32,800 people live in Sun Prairie.
Coast Guard had one ship, the Cutter Wahoo from Station Neah Bay, and an air crew from Port Angeles respond. Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old man suffering from a stroke from a Carnival cruise ship on Monday.
Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued 11 people after their charter plane crashed on the Prince of Wales Island near Ketchikan, Alaska. Some were taken to a medical center in Ketchikan, but no details about their condition have been released.
Experts claim it is a blue whale, a protected species which has not been harpooned by anyone for the last fifty years. Nicole Beynon of Humane Society International Australia said: "Killing a blue whale is unforgivable".
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Labour MP Stephen Doughty said: 'It is still a scandal in 2018 that we have a gender pay gap in any industry - let alone the BBC'. But eight more women who were not included last year did make it on to this year's list of stars who earn more than £150,000.
Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ Movie Lands Director Cate Shortland
According to The Hollywood Reporter , the Black Widow solo film now has a director, in Austalian filmmaker, Cate Shortland . With the latest phase of Marvel films coming to a close, Marvel saw this as the best time to move forward with the project.
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