A gas explosion in Columbia, Md., Destroyed at least one building and sent shock waves through houses more than a mile away on early Sunday.
Howard County emergency officials said they had received reports of a gas leak in the city's business district around 7:30 am – about 30 minutes before the explosion.
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According to officials no injuries were reported during the explosion . The explosion turned off power to a widespread area.
Residents reported having a rumble and heard a loud bang that shook their homes just before eight in the morning.
"My Neighbors, My Wife, and Me A few minutes ago (about 1
A social media user posted a photo of The leveled building and the flames scorched the floor The user wrote that firefighters said the gas leak was known and the residents had been evacuated before
People more than a mile away felt the explosion, reported FOX5 DC 19659005] "I'm 5 miles away and I heard and felt it! Shook the roof", a user wrote. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP.
"Dogs are walking outside and it has shaken hell out of everything," wrote another .
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