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Officials: Detroit house exploded because someone shot gas pipe


January 14, 2020, 11:48 PM
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Detroit fire officials say they've identified the cause of a west-side home explosion that injured six people nearly two weeks ago: Someone shot the gas line.

From Fox 2:

Deputy Fire Commissioner Dave Fornell said an hour before the house explosion on ... Jan. 4, 2020, someone inside the home had fired a weapon accidentally. The bullet pierced a gas pipe in the basement, causing the leak.

An hour later, a woman lit a cigarette inside the home, which caused the explosion.

The home was located on Evergreen, between Brightmoor and Rosedale Park.


Read more:  Fox 2


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