Around 8:00 on Tuesday night, fire and police responded to the 200 block of Queens Ave East for a house explosion.
The house had significant damage to all four sides of the structure. The front walls of the house were almost completely blown off.
Brandon Fire & Emergency Services Captain Don Matthews says, “At this point we know that it was a natural gas explosion, but all other variables are currently under investigation. Office of the Fire Commissioner is on scene with their Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) unit, helping with stabilizing the structure.”