By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 14, 2016 - 3:16 pm
An explosion that was accidentally set off by a man attempting to light a propane water heater destroyed a Masonville home on Route 206 on Wednesday night, leaving three people injured.  Masonville firefighters responded to a 911 call made at 9:26 pm on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:47 am
Above: A house and propane tank (white, center of photo) that were hit by a BMW on Monday, Aug. 10. Image via Google Earth.  Eight fire companies responded to a home on Glenford Wittenberg Road in the Ulster County town of Hurley on Monday night after a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 13, 2015 - 11:18 pm
Above: A video of the fire shot by Laura Gioffe and shared with the Watershed Post.  A 19-year-old Delhi man was gravely injured in an explosion behind the American Legion building in Delhi around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. The minivan he was driving... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 13, 2015 - 10:03 pm
Above: Jim Gateley standing in the wreckage of his home a few days after it was destroyed. On March 13, 1990, leaking propane from a pipeline exploded in a massive fireball that engulfed the village of Blenheim. Gateley, who was in his house during the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 - 6:32 pm
If you bought propane gas -- or got it delivered -- between February 25 and September 30 of last year, be warned: Distributor Aux Sable announced a massive recall today, after it was discovered that some of the gas they shipped (sold under a variety of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 6, 2010 - 3:48 pm
As if we hadn't had enough mysterious propane leaks around here lately: In the wee hours of Saturday, in the middle of a sold-out Labor Day weekend at Mohonk Mountain House, the hotel's gatehouse blew up. It's a miracle nobody was hurt, the Freeman... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 - 12:54 pm
Last Friday, a major leak in the Texas Eastern Transmission pipeline -- a propane pipeline that's eight inches in diameter and part of a network spanning some 9,200 miles along the Eastern seaboard -- forced the evacuation of over 100 people in Schoharie... Read more
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