Gas line explosion destroys building in Seattle, nine firefighters hurt

SEATTLE (WSPA) — A gas line explosion has destroyed at least two buildings in a Seattle neighborhood.

According to the Seattle PI, one of the building was a convenience store.

The explosion happened just after firefighters arrived to the scene.

According to CBS-affiliate KIRO, residents living a block away from the building say they heard a loud boom.

Early reports say nine firefighters were hurt in the explosion, according to Seattle Fire Department.

We are working to gather more information.

 

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