UPDATE: Aberdeen Gas Explosion Blocks Neighborhood Street

COURTESY: Hub City Radio News

UPDATE: According to the City of Aberdeen’s website, the house fire that followed Tuesday’s gas explosion has been put out.  Firefighters will monitor the scene at 507 N. 2nd Street all night and into Wednesday.  An investigation is underway to figure out the cause of the fiery explosion of the vacant home.  Because of that investigation, parts of N. 2nd Street will remain closed to traffic until sometime Wednesday.  Closed areas include the 500 and 600 blocks of N 2nd Street.

Earlier we reported…

First responders were on the scene of a gas explosion at a house in Aberdeen this morning.

The explosion happened at a house located on the 500 block of North 2nd Street just after 10 a.m.

Officials advised residents to stay away from the area for much of the day as crews battled the fire after the explosion. Officials say utilities in the area may be impacted.

No injuries have been reported.


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