A Look Inside the Exploding Home

Check out these photos from inside the home on 428 Daly Street, where officials say an explosion took place on Monday, destroying at least three homes and sending eight people to the hospital.Click here to view more information on the property. Photo Credit for all photos: Steve Finney

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Steve Finney
Check out these photos from inside the home on 428 Daly Street, where <a href="http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Baby-Hurt-in-House-Collapse-Philadelphia-217394531.html" target="_blank">officials say an explosion took place on Monday, destroying at least three homes and sending eight people to the hospital.</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://jk3.biz/s/428Daly.html">Click here </a>to view more information on the property. Photo Credit for all photos: Steve Finney
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Steve Finney
Check out these photos from inside the home on 428 Daly Street, where <a href="http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Baby-Hurt-in-House-Collapse-Philadelphia-217394531.html" target="_blank">officials say an explosion took place on Monday, destroying at least three homes and sending eight people to the hospital.</a> <a target="_blank" href="http://jk3.biz/s/428Daly.html">Click here </a>to view more information on the property. Photo Credit for all photos: Steve Finney
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Documents taken from the website of the property owners show that the work was up for bid and that the property was being completely renovated inside and out.
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Officials say work was being done in the basement area. Wiring could be spotted hanging near the sealing.
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A source with the Philadelphia fire department says they suspect a gas leak may have led to the explosion.
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Fire officials say someone was working on a water heater inside the home before the explosion.
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SCK Investments owns the property. NBC10 tried to contact them for comment but they declined.
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Permits issued by L&I show four different contractors were either renovating the interior, installing plumbing and furnace and most recently installing new electrical wires and sockets.
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L&I says none of the four contractors had any violations while working at the house.
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OSHA officials say they are investigating the explosion.
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Stairway - looking down to 1st floor
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Master bedroom
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Master bedroom window
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Hallway - looking toward bath
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Master bedroom ceiling
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Hallway ceiling - looking toward bath
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Hall closet
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Small bedroom - window
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Bathroom
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Bathroom window and ceiling
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Living/dining room—from front door
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Living/Dining Room toward front door
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Kitchen (room in back was to be demolished)
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Right wall of kitchen
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100 amp breaker box
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Back offset way
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