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Latest Toronto propane blast Stories

2008-08-13 09:00:33

A class action lawsuit was initiated Wednesday in Toronto following a devastating weekend explosion of a propane storage depot. In a news release, two law firms named two men who live near the Sunrise Propane Energy Group site in the northwest of the city as the plaintiffs and encouraged other residents to join the suit online. Just before 4 a.m. Sunday, a fire at the Sunrise plant triggered massive explosions that were seen and felt miles away. One senior firefighter died of a heart...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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