Many homeowners took ABC13 through their homes where windows were shattered, walls were collapsed and doors were knocked off the frames.
MASSIVE EXPLOSION— Courtney Fischer (@CourtneyABC13) January 24, 2020
Ceilings caved in.
Windows blown in.
Doors knocked off frames.
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Residents say they were sleeping when they heard a loud blast around 4:25 a.m.
Massive pieces of Sheetrock fell from one family's ceiling.
"I woke up to a humongous blast," resident Karen Blok said. "I saw glass all over. I went into the living room and yelled for my mom."
She said her dog ran out of the garage when the Sheetrock fell, and now she's missing.
WATCH: SkyEye footage shows just how bad explosion damage is
"I'm worried, but deep down inside I know she's okay," Blok said. " If I think she's shivering and cold, I would cry."
THIS: shows you the force of the explosion. All metal frames in this house bent, glass blown out. We are walking the street FF wouldn’t let us see in the dark (for our own safety). Now that they know everyone is ok, we are allowed to see it. #abc13 pic.twitter.com/vtsTNrRtpL— Courtney Fischer (@CourtneyABC13) January 24, 2020
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Shadowdale is offering shelter to anyone who needs help or who may have extensive damage in their homes.
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