Man, Pregnant Woman Escape House Explosion

Aaron Kupec
June 12, 2018 - 9:46 am

NORWALK, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - A man and a woman who's five months pregnant escaped a home that exploded Tuesday morning in Norwalk

Firefighters say the blast at 10 Deepwood Lane, shortly after 5 a.m., blew all of the doors and windows out of the home and set off a fire.

The couple, asleep on the second floor, was able to get out without injury, said authorities.

Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control in about a half hour.

Authorities say the explosion occurred after the home filled with propane, but the source of the flammable gas remains under investigation.

The home has been deemed unlivable.