DEVASTATING: Major Explosion in northwest Baltimore, killing a woman and critically injuring others

According to The Baltimore Sun, A gas explosion blew through three homes in Northwest Baltimore, killing one woman and seriously injuring at least four others.

According to the Baltimore firefighters union, the explosion happened before 10 a.m., the exact cause of the explosion is not immediately clear. However rescue crews pulled a woman from the rubble just before noon and freed another man while investigating the scene.

When Latanya Heath heard her bay window shatter, she initially thought a rock from a lawnmower had struck it. “When I came outside, I saw the house on the ground. It was chaos.”

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in a tweet that he was “closely monitoring” the situation.

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