Home in Ashtabula Explodes (Update)

Thankfully no one was home at the time of the explosion.
  • Thankfully no one was home at the time of the explosion.

Update: Well, this was no gas leak accident. Investigators have ruled that the explosion that leveled this house in Ashtabula County was arson.

19 Action News reports that the homeowner was present at the time of the explosion and received treatment for undisclosed injuries.

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The summer of exploding houses continues.

This time the abode is, or was, in Jefferson and there are, unfortunately, no before pictures here, just the afters, which are plenty scary.

19 Action News says that the house that used to sit on this property exploded this morning. As you can tell, there's not much left. Thankfully no injuries were reported.

More pictures over at WOIO.com.

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Vince Grzegorek

Vince Grzegorek has been with Scene since 2007 and editor-in-chief since 2012. He previously worked at Discount Drug Mart and Texas Roadhouse.
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