Quantcast

Suspected natural gas explosion tears open home in Trinidad - KOAA.com | Continuous News | Colorado Springs and Pueblo

Suspected natural gas explosion tears open home in Trinidad

Posted: Updated:
A home on Smith St. in Trinidad is a total loss due to a suspected natural gas leak. (Photo: Paul Cordova) A home on Smith St. in Trinidad is a total loss due to a suspected natural gas leak. (Photo: Paul Cordova)
A home on Smith St. in Trinidad is a total loss due to a suspected natural gas leak. (Photo: Paul Cordova) A home on Smith St. in Trinidad is a total loss due to a suspected natural gas leak. (Photo: Paul Cordova)
TRINIDAD -

A home in Trinidad is now wide open to the elements and unlivable following an explosion Friday. Photos from the home on the 1100 block of Smith Street show one entire side of the building is rubble. 

Authorities suspect a natural gas leak played a role in the blast. The structure did not burn.

No one was injured in the incident before 10 a.m. Fortunately, no one was home at the time of the blast.

Air monitoring equipment is already on site to check for any additional hazardous conditions.

WEATHER
Drive the Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Castle Rock Outlets 'All-Night Shopping Party'

    Castle Rock Outlets 'All-Night Shopping Party'

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:49 PM EST2017-11-23 03:49:46 GMT

    If you are unsure where to shop for Black Friday this year, the Castle Rock Outlets will be open on Thanksgiving Day hosting an 'All-Night Shopping Party.' The stores will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night and remain open until 9 p.m. on Friday, giving shoppers a full 25 hours to shop. 

    If you are unsure where to shop for Black Friday this year, the Castle Rock Outlets will be open on Thanksgiving Day hosting an 'All-Night Shopping Party.' The stores will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night and remain open until 9 p.m. on Friday, giving shoppers a full 25 hours to shop. 

  • News 5 Investigates: Parents upset after learning State kept child support money meant for their daughter

    News 5 Investigates: Parents upset after learning State kept child support money meant for their daughter

    Thursday, November 23 2017 6:23 PM EST2017-11-23 23:23:44 GMT

    Thousands pay child support, but News 5 Investigates discovered their payments don't always go to the custodial parent and child.  Nicholas Turner and Audrey Mead have a two-year-old daughter. Although the couple is not together anymore, Turner wants to be part of his daughter's life and pays child support.  "Money is going missing as I'm paying it," Turner said.  Turner reached out to News 5 Investigates after he noticed not all of the money he was paying ...

    Thousands pay child support, but News 5 Investigates discovered their payments don't always go to the custodial parent and child.  Nicholas Turner and Audrey Mead have a two-year-old daughter. Although the couple is not together anymore, Turner wants to be part of his daughter's life and pays child support.  "Money is going missing as I'm paying it," Turner said.  Turner reached out to News 5 Investigates after he noticed not all of the money he was paying ...

  • Mystery boom rattles Lochbuie, Colorado

    Mystery boom rattles Lochbuie, Colorado

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 1:40 PM EST2017-11-22 18:40:02 GMT

    (KUSA) It has been 24 hours since widespread reports of a loud boom that rattled windows across a town in Colorado. Yet, there is still no definitive answer from authorities on the source.

    (KUSA) It has been 24 hours since widespread reports of a loud boom that rattled windows across a town in Colorado. Yet, there is still no definitive answer from authorities on the source.

Powered by Frankly

© KOAA.com 2017, KOAA.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?