We now know the cause of the deadly gas explosion that rocked a northwest Baltimore neighborhood back in August 2020.
City fire officials said a natural gas buildup was the cause. When a stove was turned on, it triggered the blast on Labyrinth Road.
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“After months of investigating, it has been determined that the explosion was a result of a large natural gas buildup, Chief Niles Ford said. “Based on the investigation and evidence, it appears as though a stove was turned on, which provided the ignition source.”
Three homes were destroyed in the blast. A fourth home had to be demolished.
Twenty-year-old Joseph Graham and 61-year-old Lonnie Herriott lost their lives back on August 10.
Homeowners in the area are still trying to repair their homes.
Read More: CBS Baltimore
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