Articles Tagged With ‘explosion’




E-cigarette explodes in Paso Robles teen’s mouth

A Paso Robles teen is in the hospital after an e-cigarette exploded in his face, burned a hole in the his tongue and caused him to lose several teeth. On April 18, Daniel McClelland, 17, was vaping an e-cigarette while... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s repeat hash lab exploder?

What comes around apparently goes around for a Los Osos resident with a liking for manufacturing hash oil in his apartment. The man severely burned in a hash lab explosion on Tuesday was convicted in 2010 of manufacturing oil in... (Continue reading)

Man burned in Los Osos hash lab fire

A Los Osos man is receiving treatment in the Fresno Burn Center after a hash oil lab he was allegedly operating exploded Tuesday afternoon. Matthew David Culver, 32, used a fire extinguisher to put out a blaze in his apartment... (Continue reading)

Truck explodes at Ventura County wastewater plant

A vacuum truck exploded at a Ventura County wastewater treatment plant early Tuesday morning, causing a mysterious chemical to shoot into the air sending 37 people to the hospital. [LA Times] The explosion occurred around 3:45 a.m. while workers were... (Continue reading)

California man loses both hands in fireworks explosion

A man in his 40s lost both of his hands Friday when fireworks exploded prematurely in a San Jose July 4 celebration. [Mercury News] San Jose police said that the man was igniting illegal fireworks Friday evening as family members... (Continue reading)

Explosion reported at Morro Bay Power Plant

The Morro Bay Police Department received several reports of an explosion at the recently closed Morro Bay Power Plant Sunday night. [KSBY] Individuals reported hearing an explosion and seeing a flash and smoke near the front of the power plant... (Continue reading)

Building in Atascadero explodes

As firefighters were rushing to a fire at a fiberglass repair shop in Atascadero on Friday evening, the building exploded. [KCOY] At about 6 p.m., a fire was reported at the building located off Sycamore and Curbaril roads. Firefighters are... (Continue reading)

Mo’s Smokehouse BBQ cook injured in explosion

An explosion Wednesday at Mo’s Smokehouse BBQ restaurant on Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo left a cook with serious injuries. [KSBY] At about 6 p.m., a commercial pressure cooker exploded, blowing a hole in the roof of the kitchen... (Continue reading)

Hash oil lab causes explosion in Morro Bay

Morro Bay police discovered a hash oil lab Wednesday after responding to a gas explosion that burned a man. [Tribune] An explosion around 4:30 p.m. blew out the windows of a Morro Bay duplex on the 800 block of Napa... (Continue reading)