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#1 Either "Sudden Jihad Syndrome", OR a meth lab went KABOOMIE, Euther way, no big loss(Except for whoever owned the house, then there's Insurance.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-12 01:46||
#2 "It was not clear who owned the home."
The county doesn't keep property records? I need to move there.
From the video: Slow speed blast, in the front of the house. At a guess a gas leak (these are not new homes in the picture).
Most meth labs wouldn't set up next to a playground
Posted by ed in texas 2013-01-12 10:41||
#3 Probably a leaky (or deliberately opened) gas line inside the house. Gas lines will spontaneously break due to soil expansion & contraction, which varies greatly from region to region and with seasonal temp changes. Gas lines in my neighborhood were recently changed to all-polymer lines from the main metallic lines to lessen the possibility of this, a very costly measure. It seems so odd that abandoned houses do not simply have the gas supply shut off at the street level to make these 'accidents' more difficult to carry out.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2013-01-12 11:59||
#4 I bet they beans in their chili! That's a no-no here Texas.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2013-01-12 14:49||
#5 Okay, home is owned by a non-profit called Christian Community Action, as is most of the homes in the neighborhood. They provide affordable housing for the disadvantaged.
Officials say that the natural gas line was damaged by a 3rd party crew working on a utility pole. They still don't know why the house blew up from the inside.
It does irk me that the media refers to Lewisville as a Dallas suburb, when it isn't even near Dallas or in Dallas county. It is in Denton County. Also it is curious that they don't give the address.
And it should be ...put beans...
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2013-01-12 15:01||
#6 They still don't know why the house blew up from the inside. Gas could well have moved along the path of the pipeline around the outside of the pipe and into the house's interior, then built up in the confined space. Without a gas/air mixture accumulating in a confined space, explosive power is greatly diminished.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2013-01-12 16:20||