Union Twp. apartment damaged in explosion

UNION TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Investigators believe the cause of an apartment explosion in Union Township was a gas leak.

It happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday in a utility room in an apartment building in the 4500 block of the Eastgate Woods Apartment Complex.

When emergency units arrived on scene, they found substantial damage to the ground floor apartment. The rest of the apartment building was evacuated.

Crews initially said that one person was hurt, but are now saying that no one was injured.

Initial investigation has determined that a gas leak may have been the cause, but the cause remains under investigation.

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