1 dead, 7 workers injured after home in NJ condo complex explodes

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EWING, N.J. (PIX11/AP) — One person has died and seven utility workers are reported injured after a townhouse in a New Jersey complex exploded Tuesday.

The home in Ewing, just outside of Trenton, apparently burst into flames at about 1 p.m.  One of the residents of the South Fork development was killed, according to a spokesman.  The person’s name is being withheld pending notification of the family.

Home explosion

One person died and seven others were injured after a New Jersey townhouse exploded Monday afternoon.

Seven utility workers were injured in the explosion, which happened just after a subcontractor working on the home reported hitting a gas line.

A spokesman at Capital Regional Medican Center says two of the injured apparently have traumatic injuries

Flames can be seen shooting up from the ground, apparently fed by a gas line.

Dozens of families are unable to stay in their homes Tuesday night.

 

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