Deadly Indiana house explosion traced to leaking gas line


              FILE-Multiple agencies investigate the scene the morning after a house explosion in the 1000 block of North Weinbach Avenue in Evansville, Ind., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022.  Officials say an August house explosion that killed three people has been ruled “accidental” after investigators traced the blast to a leaking natural gas line in the home’s basement. The Indiana State Fire Marshal said Wednesday, Nov. 2,  its joint investigation with the Evansville Fire Department into the Aug. 10 explosion determined the leaking gas line “was found uncapped, with the valve in the open position.”    (MaCabe Brown/Evansville Courier & Press via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Emergency personnel search the debris, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, in Evansville, Ind., as authorities work to determine the cause of a house explosion that killed three people and left another person hospitalized. Officials say an August house explosion that killed three people has been ruled “accidental” after investigators traced the blast to a leaking natural gas line in the home’s basement. The Indiana State Fire Marshal said Wednesday, Nov. 2,  its joint investigation with the Evansville Fire Department into the Aug. 10 explosion determined the leaking gas line “was found uncapped, with the valve in the open position.”   (MaCabe Brown/Evansville Courier & Press via AP, File)
Deadly Indiana house explosion traced to leaking gas line