Home Obliterated in Gas Explosion

A home in Stafford Township, New Jersey was blown into cinders after the residents reported smelling gas. All that's left is the foundation.

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Scene of Stafford Township gas explosion.
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Flames shoot towards the sky at the scene of a major gas explosion in Stafford Township, New Jersey on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Photo via Press of Atlantic City
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Feb. 25, 2015: A gas explosion leveled this home in Stafford Township, Ocean County, New Jersey.
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Four people -- all gas workers -- were injured in the explosion.
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The home blew up around 10:30 a.m., about two hours after residents reported smelling gas.
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The town's mayor said the workers were trying to located the source of the leak when the house exploded. This is a neighboring home.
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The mayor asked any residents who smell gas to open their windows and doors, call 911 and leave the area immediately.
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Smoke from the explosion could be seen from miles away as SkyForce10 approached.
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About 75 people were evacuated from surrounding homes.
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Scene of Stafford Township gas explosion.
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Scene of Stafford Township gas explosion.
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