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Texas Home Explosion Injures 3, Cause Sought

Three adults have suffered severe burns in a Central Texas house explosion that leveled the home. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says the fiery blast happened before dawn Tuesday at a home near Willis. That’s about 40 miles north of …

Maryland Car Wash Cashier Burned When Dress Catches Fire

Co-workers say a car wash cashier was severely burned when her dress was ignited by an electrical heater. It happened Saturday at Soft-Touch Car Wash in Salisbury. Cashier Jennifer Camper tells the Daily Times of Salisbury that Karen Jenkins’ dress …

Utah Man Causes Fire While Smoking, Suffers Injuries

Authorities say a Utah man suffered severe burns when the cigarette he was smoking sparked a fire while he was fueling his lawn mower. Willard Fire Chief Van Mund says the 24-year-old man was treated for first- and second-degree burns …

Oregon Couple Sue, Say Seat Warmer Caused Injury

A Eugene, Ore., man says he was severely burned by the seat warmer in his pickup truck and he and his wife are suing General Motors. The Register-Guard reports Donnie and Tammy Hedlind are seeking $6.2 million from the automaker. …