Maryland House Explosion Under Investigation

At least two people injured and five homes destroyed or badly damaged in the blast.
1:42 | 09/24/15

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At least five homes destroyed are badly damaged by that home explosion in Maryland. Two injured in the blast. ABC's David Kerley has the story. Callers saying houses are on fire. Reporter: A suspected gas explosion tearing through this Maryland neighborhood sparking a three-alarm blaze. Be advised you have a fully involved house fire with collapse. Reporter: Just after 7:00 at tight as the smell of natural gas, a leak, was being investigated. That pg&e guy said to get your guests out of the house and the house next door exploded. Reporter: One town home leveled, set ablaze. There is an entire section completely gone. All on fire. Reporter: Debris and broken glass sent flying. Window frames are all bent upstairs. The things knocked off the shelves in the house. Reporter: Five homes smoldering. Residents describing their neighborhood as a war zone. Well, it's very dramatic as you can see. I was -- one of the most dramatic things I've ever seen. Reporter: Arriving on the scene fire and ems crews find two people injured, a resident and a gas worker on the scene at the time of the blast. Their injuries minor. At this time we believe that everyone is accounted for. Reporter: We're so thank if ullr to know nobody was seriously injured. We're very fortunate nobody was home in the house. Reporter: This morning investigators will start digging through the debris to pinpoint the exact cause of that suspected gas leak. As residents wait for the all-clear to return home. Stepped down. But more resignations are expected in the wake of the emissions cheating scandal. Dealers are now stuck with inventory they cannot sell. Well, president Obama has reportedly decided to meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin

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