Police on scene of explosion on Vine Street – Building has been evacuated
CINCINNATI (wlwt.com) — Officers were on the scene of a small explosion in Mt. Auburn.
A building was evacuated in the 2200 block of Vine Street at about 8 p.m. Friday.
The Explosive Ordinance Disposal and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms units responded alongside police.
Police said moderate structural damage was done to the building.
No other information was immediately available.
Firefighters said 12 people were displaced due to the evacuation.
Low oxygen blamed: Iceland investigating deaths of herring worth almost $10 million
www.foxnews.com – Published February 06, 2013 – Associated Press
REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Researchers in Iceland are blaming low oxygen levels in a shallow fjord for the death of tens of thousands of tons of herring.
Thousands of dead herring have been found in Kolgrafafjordur fjord for the second time this winter, raising concerns about Iceland’s fishery.
Morgunbladid newspaper estimated the value of the 10,000 tons of fish found dead this week at 1.25 billion kronur ($9.8 million). An even larger number of fish died in December.
Johann Sigurjonsson, director of Iceland’s Marine Research Institute, said Wednesday that roughly one season’s worth of herring has been lost.
He says herring tend to “overwinter” in large populations and may have depleted the oxygen in the shallow fjord. He says the danger should ease in spring when the herring spread out into a wider area.