One Dead in New Jersey Gas Explosion

Utility crews were repairing a damaged gas line when an explosion damaged dozens of houses.
3:00 | 03/05/14

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Transcript for One Dead in New Jersey Gas Explosion
New information about that massive and deadly explosion yesterday that tore apart more than 50 homes in New Jersey. The devastation so utter and complete, neighbors say that it felt like a plane crash. ABC's John muller has more. Oh, my god. Reporter: Take a look at this video. This ball of fire leveling homes, rocking an entire block of Ewing township, New Jersey, just after lunchtime Tuesday. I heard an explosion and my whole apartment shook. It was like a huge like a sonic boom. Reporter: Thick smoke billowing into the sky. I couldn't imagine what it was. Reporter: Utility crews were repairing a damaged gas line when the explosion occurred Tuesday afternoon. All you folks, back. The smoke was just overhead. It was starting to rain insulation. Reporter: This morning the neighborhood now in ruins. Windows blown out. Insulation hanging from trees. The explosion damaging more than 50 units leaving at least ten completely destroyed. This is how the street used to look and now after Tuesday's explosion. Overnight firefighters spraying water on the smoke and debris and crews will continue to assess the damage later today. For "Good morning America," John muller, ABC news, New York.

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