Cause of enormous Indianapolis home blast that killed 2 unknown

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 8–>INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An enormous blast in the U.S. Midwest that killed two people, obliterated two homes and made dozens more uninhabitable came with no hint of warning, and authorities on Monday were still trying to find the cause of the explosion.Fire officials expressed amazement that only two people died late Saturday [...]





Driving home road safety

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 12–>Don’t text and drive.That was the message delivered to Fowlerville High School students Saturday at a local automotive test track in the hopes that it might save their lives.For the first time, cell phone use was incorporated into the annual specialized training day for teen drivers at Aisin Seiki Co.’s FT Techno [...]





Keep homes safe and friendly for the aging relative – Visalia Times

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 10–>• Entrances• Pathways in the house• The bathroom(s).If you have steps at the entries of your house, have at least one solid handrail installed at each one. Keep the steps well-lit and covered if possible. Keep your walkways in good repair. People can trip quite easily over small cracks …





Severe weather spawns tornado sightings

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 11–>ACCOMAC — Residents of the Eastern Shore of Virginia on Saturday again were riddled by numerous reports of tornadoes and funnel clouds, the third time this summer that severe weather has spawned such reports.The National Weather Service reported a tornado touched down near Melfa, ripping the roof from a mobile home.High winds, [...]





Mobile-home checklist issued for storm safety – Louisville Courier

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 12–>A construction-research organization issued an inspection checklist for mobile homes on Monday, just a few weeks after a tornado outbreak killed 34 people in Kentucky and Southern Indiana, most of them in such structures.“I think it’s the first and best thing that’s come out in a long time” to help owners of [...]