Explosion Levels Homes In Indianapolis; 2 Dead


UPDATED: Sunday November 11, 2012 7:09 PM

Officials say as many as 31 homes were damaged so badly in a blast that killed two people in Indianapolis that they may have to be demolished.
   
Deputy Code Enforcement Director Adam Collins estimated the damage at $3.6 million.
   
Deputy Fire Chief Kenny Bacon told reporters Sunday investigators haven't ruled out any possible causes of the late-night blast that was heard miles away.
   
But a congressman who represents the Indianapolis neighborhood says investigators have ruled out a bomb or a meth lab.
   
U.S. Rep. Andre Carson said he had received that report from Homeland Security officials during a tour of the devastated middle-class subdivision.
   
Residents described a loud boom that shook their homes, blew out windows and collapsed ceilings.

 

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