“UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio - At least seven homes were destroyed or damaged Saturday when a house exploded in Upper Arlington. The explosion was reported around 2:45 p.m. at a home on Sunningdale Way in Upper Arlington.
According to firefighters, a Columbia Gas employee was investigating an earlier report of a gas smell at the home at the time of the explosion.
A mail carrier told NBC4's Dan Pearlman that he reported smelling natural gas in the area around 11:30 a.m.
Tremont Road is closed near the OSU Golf course. NBC4 crews reported seeing debris from the explosion as far away as West North Broadway.” NBC TV local
We heard the boom, but had no idea what had happened until it was reported on the news. It could be felt as far south as Grandview and all the way into Clintonville.
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