Huge home explosion caught on police dash camera

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STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ – Fifteen people were hurt in this house explosion in Ocean County, New Jersey Tuesday. The explosion was captured on a police cruiser’s dash camera.

According to Stafford Township’s Mayor, residents complained of a gas odor and workers from the gas company arrived to investigate. At some point during their investigation the house exploded.

Six firefighters, two emergency workers, and seven gas company workers were hurt. Authorities say the explosion leveled at least one home. Several more were damaged.

Residents from 75 homes were evacuated as a safety precaution.

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