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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:17 PM

40. I was about a half mile from a gas leak explosion in the early 70's

There were three houses destroyed and the explosion could be heard and felt at least a mile away. It was a smaller (and older) house than these. I literally felt the floor come up under my feet. I was living in an old brick duplex at the time - very solidly built apartment building.

Even though this is from 1972, there's a good explanation of how gas explosions actually work in this article.

http://tinyurl.com/cmfu5k5

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