Buildings Damaged Following Massachusetts Tornado Warning, High Winds

Article 0 Comments A tornado warning in Massachusetts has expired, and meteorologists from the National Weather Service are surveying building damage that may have been caused by a tornado. Extensive damage to buildings and trees are reported in parts of central Massachusetts on Saturday morning, including in Webster, where buildings […]

Federal Agency Issues Citations to Massachusetts Quarry Blasting Company

Article 0 Comments The federal government has cited a Massachusetts blasting company for its role in a Rhode Island quarry blast that injured two workers and damaged nearby buildings. The Mine Safety and Health Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, says it has issued two citations to […]

Rhode Island Quarry Blast That Injured Two Town Workers Ruled Accidental

Article 0 Comments Rhode Island officials have ruled the quarry blast that injured two town employees and damaged multiple buildings accidental. The Westerly Sun reported the state Fire Marshal’s Office found the blast at the Westerly quarry did not violate state law or the state fire code. The explosion in […]