Three in serious condition after a ‘Baltimore house explosion following a gas line rupture’
- Three are in serious condition after a Baltimore house exploded in Pigstown
- Two females were inside the home when it exploded and a man was outside the home but was trying to help them
- PG Gas is at the scene and is reportedly working to shut the gas line down after it reportedly ‘ruptured’
- Authorities are evacuating parts of the area and schoolchildren are currently in lockdown
Three are in serious condition after a Baltimore house exploded due to a reported gas line rupture.
One man and two females have been transported to the hospital after 1121 Bayard Street in Pigstown exploded and completely demolished itself.
The two females were inside the home when it exploded and the man was outside trying to help the females, Fire Chief Niles Ford told CBS 2 Baltimore.
The victim’s names have not been released.
PG Gas is on the scene and the Ford said there was a ‘ruptured gas line.’ Emergency services are working to shut off the gas line.
Authorities are evacuating parts of the area and schoolchildren are currently in lockdown, CBS 2 said.
Firefighters are working diligently to stop the gas fire as several water streams being sprayed on the home. 1121 Bayard Street has been completely demolished and 1123 was also affected.
A pile of bricks was seen on the sidewalk, with only a small part of the home left clinging to the joint wall.
Windows were seen blown out on the neighboring home as smoke rises from the scorched remains.
A large group of firefighters are still on scene, as well as gas line workers as emergency vehicles litter the street.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.