'Human Error' Caused Strip Club Blast

Utility worker pierced a pipe before the Massachusetts explosion

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 25, 2012 1:55 PM CST

(Newser) – A utility worker responding to reports of a natural gas leak in Springfield, Mass., punctured a pipe and an unknown spark ignited a massive explosion that injured 18 people, the state fire marshal announced today. Friday night's natural gas blast was caused by "...   Read full story »


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