April 11, 2010

No Place to Hang Out

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, April 13, 2010 – The video begins with the earnest voice of a teenager, reading her own words: “My name is Shawn-Ashlee Davis. I’m a senior at Forrest County Agricultural High School in Mississippi. And on October 31, 2009, two people who were very close to me, and the ones I loved, died in an instant. Was it a car crash? No. It was an oil tank explosion.” 
             Told through the eyes and voices of grieving and concerned parents, friends, and local officials, the newest CSB safety video, “No Place to Hang Out: The Danger of Oil Sites,” tells the story of the tragic deaths of 18-year-old Wade White and 16-year-old Devon Byrd, killed October 31, 2009, when an oil tank, located in a clearing in the woods near the home of one of the boys in the rural town of Carnes, suddenly exploded. 

April 24, 2010 
Former Gainesville resident injured in tank explosion
In a statement to KYTX, an East Texas television affiliate, ... The April 24 explosion also has many in New London talking about another tragic ... On March 18, 1937, a natural gas leak set off an explosion at a New London School taking ...