The images are impressive. A gas explosion razed three homes in Baltimore, United States, Monday morning. According to a provisional toll, the disaster has left at least one dead and five injured, but the toll could increase as other people could be trapped under the rubble.
BREAKING: Aerial images of explosion in northwest Baltimore; multiple people reported injured and trapped. https://t.co/sb9HQAvau2
From the 3pm presser-6 transported & 1 confirmed dead. The scene remains extremely active & we are working to continue removing & clearing debris to determine if there are more victims.The cause remains under investigation. pic.twitter.com/UWA7vEDlbR
— Baltimore Fire (@BaltimoreFire) August 10, 2020
According to firefighters, the five injured are in serious condition but their lives are not in danger. The investigation to determine the origin of the incident is only starting, but the accidental lead is privileged.