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BREAKING: House Explodes in Ridgefield


There are no injuries reported in an explosion that leveled a house in Ridgefield on Monday morning.

According to preliminary reports, emergency responders rushed to the Abbott Avenue near Elizabeth Street after receiving reports of an explosion at around 11:25 a.m. :

Units arrived and found that a gas leak in the basement of a residence reportedly caused the explosion.

Several people were trapped inside the home, but none suffered serious injuries according to fire officials.

The official cause of the explosion is under investigation.