Increased natural gas in home ahead of Jeffersonville explosion

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Investigators are revealing more details about an explosion in Jeffersonville that damaged 15 homes.

They say natural gas was flowing into a home at an increased rate before it exploded Sunday morning. 50-year-old William Phillips died in the explosion while a 45-year-old woman who was inside is in critical condition.

Fire and police officials are still working to determine the cause for the increase in natural gas flow inside the home and what ignited it.

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