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Emergency vehicles outside Denver's Science, Math and Arts Academy on Sept. 15, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Former Teacher Charged In Lab Explosion That Injured Students

Charges have been filed against a teacher who was fired after four students were burned, one seriously, when a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory.

10/22/2014

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Firefighters Warn About Potentially Deadly Gas

Firefighters in Denver are hoping with the cooler temperatures that homeowners and renters will take precautions to protect themselves form a potentially deadly gas.

10/08/2014

Emergency vehicles outside Denver's Science, Math and Arts Academy on Sept. 15, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Teacher Fired For Role In Lab Accident That Burned Students

A chemistry teacher has been fired after four students were burned, one seriously, when a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory.

10/07/2014

Emergency vehicles outside Denver's Science, Math and Arts Academy on Sept. 15, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Investigator: Teacher In Lab Fire Untrained In Methanol Danger

Investigators say a Denver teacher had no special training in the dangers of methanol before he conducted a demonstration that resulted in a fire that injured three students, one seriously.

09/16/2014

Emergency vehicles outside Denver's Science, Math and Arts Academy on Sept. 15, 2014 (credit: CBS)

4 Students Hurt, At Least 1 Seriously, In Lab Fire At SMART Academy

Four students were burned and one suffered serious injuries Monday after a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory while the teacher was conducting a demonstration with methanol, officials said.

09/15/2014

A car burst into flames at the Conoco gas station at 6th & Santa Fe (credit: Matt Wallace)

Flames Engulf Car While Driver Gets Gas

Police are trying to figure out why a car bust into flames at a gas station.

09/10/2014

Five people escaped a house fire in the 700 block of Newtown Street (credit: CBS)

Five Escape Overnight House Fire, Rushed To Hospital

A family of five escaped an early morning house fire but had to be hospitalized for injuries. A firefighter was also taken to the hospital.

08/12/2014

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Fireworks Suspected In Apartment Fire In Capitol Hill Neighborhood

Fire investigators are trying to determine whether fireworks ignited a fire in a dumpster that spread to an apartment building in downtown Denver.

07/04/2014

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Denver Garage Fire Damages 2 Homes

A fire that damaged two homes started in a garage on South Galapago Street in Denver Tuesday afternoon.

05/06/2014

Firefighters respond to a hash oil explosion in Jefferson County (credit: CBS)

Hash Oil Explosions Becoming A Dangerous Trend

More than a dozen explosions in the Denver area so far this year are being blamed on people cooking hash oil.

04/28/2014

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