COLUMBIA, MD (KTRK) -- A gas worker in Maryland is being credited for saving lives after a house exploded and caught fire Wednesday.
The blast leveled 6 houses.
Moments before the explosion, a gas worker discovered the leak and ran next door where there was a party and yelled for everyone to run.
Just as everyone reached a safe distance, the house exploded.
The gas worker and a neighbor suffered minor injuries.
Maryland gas worker's fast thinking saves lives