3 dead, dozens of homes damaged in Indiana house explosion

Aug. 11-2022:- At least three people were killed and more than 35 homes were damaged in an explosion that rocked the small community of Evansville, Ind., authorities said.

Evansville Fire Department Chief Mike Connelly reported the loss of life during a public interview, expressing no less than one individual was hospitalized

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Fire teams were dispatched at around 1 p.m.

when they got a call about a house blast on Weinbach Avenue situated around 170 miles southwest of Indianapolis.

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A study of the scene found no less than 39 homes were harmed in the impact, some harshly, with 11 now dreadful, he said, adding the impact zone had a span of around 100 feet.

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Photos of the scene posted online by Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke show garbage covering the tops of houses that were all the while standing, yards and roads.

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Assuming anybody needs assets or has been dislodged from the occurrence on N. Weinbach today they can meet the Red Cross at Vogel Elementary School," the Evansville Police Department said on Twitter.

The reason for the impact was being scrutinized, he said, adding the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobaccos, Firearms and Explosives was likewise on the scene leading impact investigation.

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Winnecke said catastrophe activity volunteer groups have been put on reserve and are prepared to help protecting assuming that need be.

All staff and students who were at Vogel Elementary School when the blast occurred are safe,
Authorities have asked the public to stay clear of the area.