HARPER WOODS, Mich. – A house has exploded on Lennon Street in Harper Woods, sources told Local 4.
UPDATE: Police say house explosion caused by gas leak after thieves tried to steal furnace
The explosion happened at 10:45 a.m. Friday in the 20800 block of Lennon Street near Harper Avenue, east of I-94.
Sources said two people who were believed to have been inside the house are unaccounted for.
Neighbors have been evacuated, sources said.
Two nearby schools -- Poupard Elementary School and Charles A. Parcells Middle School -- have been told to shelter in place.
A man who lives next door is being taken to the hospital, Local 4 has learned. The severity of his injuries is unknown.
Residents blocks away told Local 4 they felt the blast from the explosion.
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