Death Toll Rises to 2 People from Baltimore Gas Explosion

More than 200 people in the neighborhood were affected by the blast, and about 30 have utilized temporary shelter since the explosion.

  • Published 11 August 2020

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Two people are now confirmed dead following a natural gas explosion that destroyed three row houses in Baltimore and sent seven people to the hospital, authorities said Tuesday. Baltimore Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said at a 9 a.m. news conference that a man was pulled from the debris shortly before 1 a.m. A woman had been pronounced dead at the scene shortly after Monday morning’s explosion. Seven others were hospitalized, five… Read at AP News