Federal regulators have determined that a lack of safeguards during a maintenance shutdown led to a 2018 explosion at an oil refinery in Superior.
Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a lawsuit Monday against a milling company for multiple violations at a plant that was the scene of a fatal explosion five years ago.
Authorities say one person was killed Tuesday afternoon when a home exploded in the town of Rome, about 45 miles west of downtown Milwaukee.
An explosion at a northern Illinois chemical plant Monday morning sparked massive fires that sent flames and huge plumes of thick black smoke high into the air and debris raining onto the ground, prompting evacuations.
CUTTING CORNERS: 2 years after fatal Sun Prairie explosion, implicated driller appears to be back in Wisconsin
Jim and Calvin Jensen surveyed an intersection for a job installing fiber optic cable in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, during the summer of 2018. They did not like what they saw. The dense suburb east of Madison had a lot of old buildings, and a web of pipelines was lurkking beneath their feet, Calvin would later tell detectives.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fining a Chicago-area silicone factory $1.59 million for safety violations uncovered after an explosion at the plant that killed four workers.
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission on Thursday slapped a contractor with a $25,000 fine for failing to check for utilities before striking a natural-gas line in downtown Sun Prairie and causing an explosion that killed a firefighter.
Two contractors working in Sun Prairie ahead of an explosion that killed a firefigher and leveled much of the city's downtown last summer have been fined by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration for their role in the blast.
Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.
There will be no criminal charges against anyone related to an explosion in a southern Wisconsin city that killed a firefighter and leveled several buildings, the police chief announced Thursday.
A hole in a valve was the source of an April explosion at a Husky Energy refinery in northwestern Wisconsin that injured 36 people and required the evacuation of a large part of the city of Superior, according to findings of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board presented Wednesday.
A utility-location worker failed to properly mark a natural-gas line in Sun Prairie this summer, leading to an explosion that leveled more than half a dozen buildings and killed a firefighter, according to court documents.
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