Four people are confirmed dead and one person is missing after an explosion in Plum, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. The explosion happened at around 10:30 a.m. local time. Witnesses said they heard a loud boom and saw a fireball erupt from the ground. The explosion leveled several homes and damaged others.
Rescue crews have been searching the rubble for survivors, but they have so far been unable to find the missing person. The four people who were killed have not been identified.
The cause of the explosion is still under investigation, but officials believe it may have been caused by a gas leak. The explosion has caused widespread damage to the neighborhood. Several homes have been destroyed and others have been damaged.
The explosion has also left many people displaced. The Red Cross is providing assistance to those who have been affected by the explosion.
The explosion has shaken the community of Plum. Residents are still in shock and trying to make sense of what happened.
“It looks like a war zone,” said one resident. “I’ve never seen anything like it.”
Another resident said, “I’m just grateful to be alive. I could have been one of those people who died.”
The explosion is a reminder of the dangers of gas leaks. If you smell gas, it is important to evacuate the area immediately and call 911.
The investigation into the explosion is ongoing.
Here are some additional details about the explosion:
- The explosion happened at a home on Plum Creek Drive.
- The home was owned by a family of five.
- The four people who were killed were members of the family.
- The missing person is a neighbor who was visiting the family at the time of the explosion.
- The explosion caused widespread damage to the neighborhood.
- Several homes were destroyed and others were damaged.
- The explosion has left many people displaced.
- The Red Cross is providing assistance to those who have been affected by the explosion.
- The explosion is under investigation.
The explosion is a tragedy that has claimed the lives of four people and left one person missing. The community of Plum is in shock and mourning. The investigation into the explosion is ongoing.