Officials seek cause of Indianapolis explosion that leveled neighborhood and killed 2 | Fox News


INDIANAPOLIS – The blast was so loud it woke people as far as three miles away, triggering thoughts of a plane crash or earthquake.

Alex Pflanzer was sound asleep when his home’s windows blew out and his wife started screaming.

What he didn’t know — what nobody knew Saturday night about an hour before midnight — was that something had caused an explosion that leveled at least two nearby houses in this middle-class Indianapolis neighborhood so far south that it’s almost a suburb.

The blast killed two people and rendered whole blocks uninhabitable. The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

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