COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A house exploded and sent two people to the hospital with burns in Colorado Springs on Friday.

Neighbors in Eastern Colorado Springs say they could feel the blast all the way down the block.

“We heard it and it shook the ground,” a neighbor said.

“Very chaotic, very quick,” a firefighter said. “It goes from an explosion to a fully-involved structure right off the bat.”

The neighborhood was evacuated while and hazmat and utility crews made sure it was safe for everybody to come back.

The home is a total loss. Investigators are looking for the cause.


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