The 5 Most-Damaging U.S. Natural Gas Explosions over the Last Two Years

Gas explosion, East Harlem, New York

Natural gas explosions may be the last thing on your mind as a homeowner, but these deadly accidents occur more often than you might think. In the last two years, over 130 people have been injured and 12 people have lost their lives in the United States, alone; and to think, these were all accidents. At FDS, we handle all gas explosion cases, including the Eastlake, Ohio home explosion case we settled in recent years.

The 5 most-damaging natural gas explosions:

  1. August 14, 2012: Brentwood, New York. 1 dead, 17 injured.

    Gas explosion, Brentwood, New York

    Photo, via New York Daily News

  2. August 29, 2012: New Milford, Connecticut. 1 dead, 2 injured.

    Gas explosion, New Milford, Connecticut

    Photo, via NBC New York

  3. November 10, 2012: Richmond Hill, Indiana. 2 dead, 20 injured, damaged over 80 surrounding homes.

    Gas explosion, Richmond Hill, Indiana

    Photo, via Indy Star

  4. November 23, 2012: Springfield, Massachusetts. 21 injured, damaged over 40 surrounding buildings.

    Gas explosion, Springfield, Massachusetts

    Photo, via

  5. March 12, 2014: East Harlem, New York. 8 dead, 70 injured.

    Gas explosion, East Harlem, New York

    Photo, via New York Daily News

Contact our attorneys today for safety tips on how to avoid these deadly accidents.

Last modified on July 22, 2014. Published by Friedman, Domiano & Smith Co., L.P.A.

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