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Authorities investigating home explosion in Warren

House was completely destroyed

WARREN, Mich. – Fire crews and police are investigating after a house exploded in Warren just before 6 p.m. Saturday.

Police said no one was inside the house when the explosion happened.

The house is located in the 20800 block of Le Fever Avenue near Eight Mile Road. After the explosion, fire crews battled large flames that overtook the home.

Neighbors for blocks said their houses shook from the explosion. One neighbor said the explosion was so powerful that they thought a car had struck their house.

According to Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer, police believe it was a gas explosion and are investigating with Consumer Energy.

The investigation is ongoing.

Viewer videos from the scene can be watched above.


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