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13 houses damaged in NJ gas blast

Posted on October 6, 2016 11:05 am under Fires and Explosions

At least 13 houses were damaged, and two were totally destroyed, following a recent natural gas blast that rocked the city of Paterson, New Jersey, an article of nj.com reported on October 4.

According to reports, around 9:30 a.m. a heavy explosion took place at a house on 16 Goshen Street. The explosion destroyed the three-story house as well as a nearby house. Reports revealed that 18 responding emergency crews sustained injuries due to the blast. Fire Chief Michael Postorino confirmed that 15 of the responding fire crew members were hospitalized after the blast. Though the explosion caused damages to several houses, there were no residents injured from the blast. Crews from PSE&G were in the area following the blast.

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