Windsor police are actively investigating a “suspicious house explosion” in the city’s Forest Glade neighbourhood.
Police, fire crews and paramedics were called to the 10000 block of Aspen Lane around 4 a.m. Sunday for a report of a fire at the house.
Fire crews were fighting the fire in defensive mode before the structure exploded. Firefighters continued to extinguish hot spots.
Windsor police are investigating a house explosion Windsor, Ont. on Sunday, Mar. 19, 2023. (Source: OnLocation/Twitter)
The gas company attended the scene along with the Windsor fire investigator. The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal has also sent an investigator.
The explosion has been deemed ‘suspicious’ and Windsor police are investigating. Officers have blocked off pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area.
Fire officials say natural gas has been isolated to the explosion area. Investigators will be conducting a thorough analysis of what caused the explosion.
It is unknown …