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Fire official: Gas odor after blast razes Oklahoma City home


December 3, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Fire crews on the scene after an explosion leveled a house in Oklahoma City on Friday could smell gas, a fire official said.

Neighbors reported the blast about 3:20 p.m.

"It felt like a bomb had happened, a big old bomb," neighbor Esperanza Hernandez said.

"The structure here is pretty much leveled. Our first arriving fire trucks on scene did smell an odor of gas when they first got here," said Capt. Scott Douglas of the Oklahoma City Fire Department.

After gas and electric power to the site was shut off, search dogs were brought in to check for bodies. However, Dougl...

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