DELRAN, NJ. (CBS) — Emergency responders say it’s a miracle that a man survived a gas explosion at his home in Burlington County, New Jersey.
It happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the unit block of Cornell Drive in Delran.READ MORE: North Philadelphia Rat Infestation 'Subsiding And Leaving Slowly' After City Officials Lay Down Poison In Empty LotPhiladelphia Weather: Climate Prediction Center Predicts Above-Average Temperatures This Winter
Officials say a gas leak inside the home caused an explosion. The force of the blast threw the man from the house.
He suffered only minor injuries but there is extensive damage to the home.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Investigating After Threats Of Violence Emailed To Jewish Community Center
PSE&G was on the scene checking the gas line.