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Space X's Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida June 28, 2015 with a Dragon CRS7 spacecraft.  The unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station. (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

KMOX Sports Announcer Witnesses Rocket Explosion

Chris Kerber is in Florida covering Space-X launch for NASA Social

06/28/2015

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10 Years Ago: Praxair Explosion in Lafayette Square

It cancelled the St. Louis Cardinals game and shut down Highway 40 – it was the massive Praxair explosion in Lafayette Square.

06/25/2015

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Florissant Home Leveled by Explosion

two people inside suffer burn injuries

06/14/2015

Police and firefighters chat after an explosion at Pallet Logistics on Chouteau on March 7, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Pallet Sterilizer Explodes, Injuring Two

St. Louis Fire Department spokesman says natural gas was involved, but cause is under investigation.

03/07/2015

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Still Unclear How Mortar Shell Ended Up at Granite City Plant

Investigators are still trying to determine how a live mortar shell ended up at Totall Metal Recycling, where it exploded and killed two people this week.

08/27/2014

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

UPDATED: Granite City Plant Explosion Kills 2

Authorities still working to secure the metal recycling facility after a mortar round blew up.

08/25/2014

A small explosion on August 25 at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Ill. left two dead and one injured. Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

2 Dead After Explosion at Granite City Recycling Plant

Two people are dead and one injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in Granite City earlier this morning.

08/25/2014

A man was injured working on the street at 9th & Chestnut this morning. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Man Injured in Manhole Explosion Downtown

The man was working underground at 9th and Chestnut when it happened.

08/01/2014

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Officials Warn Against Homemade Fireworks

If you’re looking for a bigger boom from your fireworks this Independence Day, leave it to the professionals.

06/27/2014

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Authorities: Blast at Ill. Plant Hurts 2 People

Two people are hospitalized after a reported explosion at the Olin Brass casting site in the southwestern Illinois city of East Alton.

05/27/2014

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