Worker cut through gas line, triggering deadly blast: Authorities


the deadly gas explosion in downtown Sun Prairie Wisconsin First Responders had already been answering the call about a punctured gas line but look at this and the massive Blaster occurred killing a fire cap in there and injuring several others tonight nearly the entire block is now gone and they’re being told at this hour it is still unsafe to return ABC’s Alex Perez from the scene tonight this bird’s eye view showing that monster Blaster ravaging Main Street in Sun Prairie Wisconsin entire buildings level to think worlds of black smoke filling the air there was this big boom and it knocked me to the ground and I felt like I took the breath out of my body night officials quickly evacuated most of the area but about 40 minutes later that monster explosion Tricia buddy witnessing the aftermath that Devastation is still smoldering hours later building sheared right off of their Foundation tons of debris authorities confirming volunteer firefighter Cory bahr died from his injuries after responding to the scene five other firefighters were treated was a 15 year veteran of the force and leaves behind his wife and twin daughters no civilians were killed David ABC News YouTube channel if you’d like to get more videos show highlights and watch live event coverage click on the right over here to San Hydra Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts thanks for watching
A volunteer firefighter was killed in the explosion; crews continue to inspect the damage.

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