Investigators to discuss evidence gathered from Hogarth Avenue explosion at August meeting
FLINT, MI – Agencies investigating the November 2021 house explosion on Hogarth Avenue are targeting early August as a date to discuss items and evidence recovered from the scene earlier this year. Representatives from the Flint Fire Department and Michigan State Police will be on hand on Aug. 7 to discuss evidence that was recovered from the site of the explosion in early February, according to Flint Fire Chief Ray Barton.mlive.com
2 found dead after Upper Peninsula house explosion
HARDWOOD, Mich. – Emergency crews found two people dead following a house explosion in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, police said. The explosion happened Thursday morning near the Dickinson County community of Hardwood, according to Michigan State Police. The two people were located dead at the scene. Authorities didn’t immediately release the identities of those killed. State police said investigators were working to determine what caused the explosion.
Hear from Oakland County neighbors who witnessed house explosion possibly caused by drug operation
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police believe a drug operation inside an Oakland County home might be responsible for causing an explosion that rocked a neighborhood and threw two men from the house. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday at a home on Arbutus Street near the intersection of Newton and Commerce roads in Commerce Township, officials said. “We didn’t know if our house was going to catch fire, and the ones next door.”A Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020. Butane tanks removed from a Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020, firefighters said. Both of the injured men are in their mid- to late 20s and are residents of Commerce Township, police said.
Drug operation inside Oakland County home might have caused explosion that threw 2 men from house
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police believe a drug operation inside an Oakland County home might be responsible for causing an explosion that rocked a neighborhood and threw two men from the house. “It was a large, huge explosion,” Lempert said. A Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020. Butane tanks removed from a Commerce Township house that exploded on Sept. 24, 2020, firefighters said. Both men are in their mid- to late 20s and are residents of Commerce Township, police said.
House explosion injures two in Commerce Township
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A house explosion in Commerce Township injured two people early Thursday morning. We sent the entire fire department here to put the fire out,” said Commerce Township Fire Chief Jim Dundas. “We had two victims taken to local hospitals.”Commerce township house explosion (WDIV)It’s not known what caused the explosion, although Consumers Energy had technicians at the scene. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office also had a fire investigator at the scene working to determine the cause. More: Commerce Township news
House destroyed in explosion on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A house was destroyed Saturday afternoon on Detroit’s west side in a potential gas explosion. The house was located on LaBelle Street, near 14th Street and Oakman Boulevard. Authorities are searching to find the woman who resided there and trying to determine if she was home at the time of the explosion. Gas has been turned off in the area as crews continue the investigation. MORE: Detroit news
Birmingham fire chief: Appliance gas leak caused house explosion
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. The Birmingham fire chief said a natural gas leak from an appliance service line caused a house to explode May 25 in the 1300 block of Chapin Avenue near Woodward Avenue. According to the woman, when she flipped on a light she felt a rush of air and realized there had been an explosion. Its just a miracle shes doing wonderful, said Birmingham Fire Department Chief Paul Wells. On Thursday, Wells said fire officials have determined the gas leak was coming from a service line to the laundry dryer. It was a small gas leak that led to a big explosion.
Crews respond to house explosion in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. Emergency crews responded to a house explosion in Birmingham on Monday morning. The house, on the 1300 block of Chapin Avenue near Woodward Avenue, had visible damage to both the side and front brick. The explosion happened around 9:45 a.m. on Monday. Police said the explosion happened after a resident turned on a light switch. Another picture - both front and side of house lost a lost of bricks.