Technical Rescue: Philadelphia Home Explodes, At Least Six Injured

07/29/2013
Update 7 p.m. EST: NBC Philadelphia (http://bit.ly/17bnC59) reports that eight people were injured in the explosion. The explosion destroyed at least three homes along Daly Street. From the air, debris of wood, brick and glass can be seen strewn in all directions. Original Story: At least six people were injured when a home exploded and collapsed in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The local NBC affiliate (http://bit.ly/17P41dp) reported that at least six people have been rushed to the hospital, including four adults, a 15-year-old, and an infant. Fire officials confirmed that it was an explosion. They say a private contractor was working in the basement of the home when the explosion ...

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