INDIANAPOLIS - An explosion that blew the roof off a west-side apartment building was caused by the slow release of natural gas inside one of the units, investigators said.
The Indianapolis Fire Department released a statement Tuesday about the May 15 blast, attributing the incident to "an unintentional, accidental opening of a gas line inside the townhouse of origin."
The explosion displaced several residents at the Pangea Riverside Apartment complex , and officials estimated about $250,000 in damage.
A 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were hospitalized with burns after the explosion.
Off-duty state trooper extinguishes house fire
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Dozens gather at service for slain aid worker
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Friends, family mourn teens killed Thursday
Church members came together in remembrance Saturday for two young men killed this week on the northeast side.
Indy Star: 'We erred' in publishing cartoon
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Johnson Co. sheriff investigating child's death
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IPS holds first-ever district-wide showcase
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