(FixThisNation.com) – On Saturday, a tragic incident occurred in a remote area of Michigan where a house explosion led to the death of four individuals, with two more being hospitalized. This event happened in the afternoon in Whitmore Lake, near Northfield Township, approximately 8 miles away from Ann Arbor. The blast was so powerful that it scattered debris over a two-acre area, as reported by Lieutenant David Powell from the Northfield Township Police Department.
The local police were alerted to an unidentified explosion at the residence, where they found the house completely obliterated. At the site, they discovered three deceased individuals, while three others from the house were rushed to the hospital for urgent care. Unfortunately, one of the hospitalized victims later succumbed to their injuries, and the other two remain under medical supervision, as stated by Powell on Sunday.
An investigation is underway by the local police and fire departments to determine the cause of the blast. Six people were confirmed to be in the house at the time of the incident. This inquiry is expected to continue over several days. Powell mentioned to reporters that the cause might be related to a gas explosion, noting that debris from the house was found as far as 23 miles away.
DTE Energy, a natural gas service provider, was summoned to the scene for assessment. The response also included various police and fire units, along with hazardous materials teams, as per CBS News. The identities of the deceased have not yet been disclosed.
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