Click through this gallery to see the faces and stories of the people who survived the Richmond Hill explosion, and the memories of those lost.
Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez has followed the story for the last year.
Authorities say the house at 8349 Fieldfare Way slowly filled with gas before exploding on Nov. 10, 2012.
Shown here, a SkyCam view the morning after the Richmond Hill explosion.
Mark Ray Leonard, Monserrate Shirley and Robert Leonard are charged with arson and first-degree murder in the Richmond Hill explosion.
Officials have estimated the damage to homes and property from the blast at nearly $4.5 million dollars.
More than 120 homes were damaged, many of which had to be demolished completely.
Christina Hunter says she finds solace in running, although still feels sadness when her route passes the house where two neighbors lost their lives.
Ryan and Sabrina Konecky drive back to Richmond Hill, where their unfinished house sits on the site of the one that was destroyed.
"We're moving back. For sure," Glen Olvey says.
Shown here, damage done by the explosion to the Olvey family house.
Luckily, the Hunters were out of town on a camping trip when the explosion occured.
Ryan and Sabrina Konecky show Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez the interior of their unfinished home.
Rafael and Kara interviewed Richmond Hill residents who have battled insurance companies for home repairs.
Before the blast, Glen Olvey would umpire as many as 120 games a year.
The neighborhood has seen the return of Vicky Koerner, the "Cake Lady," now that her kitchen has been rebuilt after the explosion.
Though the Hunters were out of town camping, they were able to view footage from their home security cameras in real-time via cell phone.
Stephen Dean reports on a private Facebook group that pulled the Richmond Hill community together after the blast.
Shown here, damage to one of more than 120 homes affected by the Richmond Hill blast.
The first firefighters reponded within 4 minutes as calls started pouring in.
Shortly after her home was damage in the explosion, Michelle Smith found out she had a second battle to fight: breast cancer.
After her cancer diagnosis and the Richmond Hill explosion, MichelleSmith had two burdens to bear. "I beat them both," she said. "Thank you Lord."
Glen Olvey says he can relate to this scene from "The World According to Garp," in which Robin Williams' character says a plane has "disaster-proofed" their house. "What are the odds that it will happen again?" Williams' says.
Sabrina Konecky says she and her husband Ryan are holding on to hope that they will get to move back into their home soon.
Ryan Konecky shows Rafael Sanchez the doorknob they keep as a symbol of hope that they will soon return to their house.
A private Facebook group helped Richmond Hill survivors connect with each other, share stories and get advice on contractors.
Glen Olvey says the ballpark is his "second home" while his family waits to rebuild theirs.
The blast went off at 11:11 p.m., rocking the Richmond Hill neighborhood.
Glenn Olvey says he's thankful his neighbors pulled his family to safety, saying they saved their lives.
"[My daughter] put her arms around me and said, 'Mom, we got this. We are going to do this. God's got this, and we're going to be OK," said Michelle Smith.
Michael Koerner, a Herron High School student, works on an art piece for a series about the Richmond Hill blast.
Several families told RTV6 they've struggled with their insurance companies to get claims reimbursed for damages from the blast.
Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez was the first to get a look at the official emergency response report from the Richmond Hill explosion.
"We've been in a rental for so long ... almost a year," said Ryan Konecky. Konecky said he and wife Sabrina are ready to be home.
"Unfortunately, we lost two sweet neighbors who had an impact in our neighborhood," said Leslie Melvin
Michael Koerner shows off a piece from a series of artwork about the Richmond Hill explosion.
A photo of the couple, Dion and Jennifer Longworth, who lost their lives in the explosion.
Among the items saved from the fire was a flag owned by Glen Olvey's father, a WWII veteran.
Friends and family say the Longworths met at the Greenwood Park Mall, where both worked.
Nearly 30 homes were torn down, and many of those that weren't needed extensive repairs.
"I had this idea that I wasn't leaving the house until I boarded up the windows," Michelle Smith said. "I didn't want the weather to get to my piano. It's kind of my prized possession."
A Facebook group created after a string of break-ins before the blast become a treasured lifeline afterward.
Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney spoke to many families about their struggles with insurance companies.
Ben Melvin was the Richmond Hill resident caught on security camera checking on the safety of his neighbors before escaping from the blast zone.
In this security camera footage, Richmond Hill resident Ben Melvin can be seen checking to see if his neighbors the Hunters were home after the explosion.
"I can say we are blessed, not only because we got to see that kind of spirit and courage, but we're blessed because we've got to know more of our neighbors," said Christina Hunter.
Prosecutors allege Monserrate Shirley, Mark Ray Leonard and Robert Leonard plotted to blow up the house to collect $300,000 worth of insurance money.
This security camera, recently installed, was perfectly positioned to capture the blast as it happened.
"A lot of people thought an airplane crashed into our neighborhood," Christina Hunter recalled.
Dozens of agencies were called to respond to fires caused by the explosion.
"Fight for your rights. This is why you have insurance," said Michelle Smith. Smith was among those Richmond Hill residents who had to fight her insurance company for payments.
Shown here, one of the few images of the blast itself, captured through a window by a security camera.
Logan, 9, got a surprise visit from Star Wars Indiana after losing his home in the Richmond Hill explosion.
Little Logan high-fives a storm trooper during a visit from Star Wars Indiana.
Logan, 9, rides on his dad's shoulders to say farewell to Star Wars Indiana.