Hoosiers rally to help south side residents displaced by explosion

Blast leveled homes in south side neighborhood

SOUTHPORT, Ind. - Hoosiers rallied together Monday to help the dozens of families displaced by Saturday night's explosion on the city's south side.

The blast leveled two homes and damaged up to two-dozen more, killing a Greenwood teacher and her husband  and injuring several others in the Richmond Hill subdivision near County Line Road and Sherman Drive.

Since the blast, residents have received an outpour of support as investigators worked to determine what caused the explosion.

Volunteers at the Southport Presbyterian Church worked to prepare hot meals for displaced residents.

Breakfast was scheduled to be served from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at 7525 McFarland Blvd. 

The Red Cross is accepting monetary donations at www.redcross.org

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