Transcript for Indianapolis Neighborhood Devastated by Explosion
of our fighting men and women. But we're going start here this half-hour w that mystery and fatal explosion in indianapolis. Abc's john schriffen is on the story. Reporter: Our affiliate is now reporting at least two people are dead. Eight others injured. The blast rocked the neighborhood when many were asleep. Authorities have been using search lights going door to door to see if the number of victims will grow. Those at the scene said it looked like a war zone. Late saturday night, left this quiet suburban neighborhood up in flames. Two houses leveled. Two set ablaze and more than 200 people forced from their homes. The scene, collapsed homes and metal from cars melted. The blast could be heard from miles around. It was so big and overwhelming. You can't even complain. Reporter: The shock waves blew out windows and garage doors of nearby houses. Many damaged by flying debris. As soon as you go outside it was like it was snowing. The house, that I just saw, was just gone. Reporter: Many neighbors are staying with relatives and friends. Others are sleeping on colts at local elementary schools. They're waiting until daylight to search through the rubble. The authorities did not definitivety how many people were in the neighborhood when the blast occurred. Investigators still have no idea what caused this. Should have a better understanding as the sun comes up this morning.
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