2 Injured In Partial House Collapse, Gas Explosion In Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — Emergency crews were on the scene of a natural gas explosion that took place in Trenton on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say that around 3:13 p.m., they were called out to the scene after reports of an explosion on Wayne Avenue.

Fire officials were on the scene as well and determined that the cause was a natural gas leak. PSE&G confirmed to Eyewitness News that they shut off gas to the homes impacted at 46 and 48 Wayne Avenue.

Chopper 3 was over the scene on Wednesday afternoon and it appeared that two homes suffered damage. Authorities confirmed that there was a partial building collapse.

Crews remained on the scene to assess the damage from the collapse.

Authorities say two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.


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