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May 21st, 2011:

Victim Hospitalized After Gas Explosion

American Energy Coalition - May 21st, 2011

Arlington, Va., County Police and Fire are investigating a natural gas explosion at an apartment building for seniors, according to NBC Washington.

The explosion occurred just before noon on May 21 in the 4300 block of North Carlin Springs Road, near the Ballston Commons shopping mall. One person was seriously hurt and was flown to a local burn center, according to NBC. No one else was hurt.

The explosion happened inside an apartment home. The home and two others near it were heavily damaged. Dozens of others received minor damage. About 100 seniors are displaced. It's not clear when they will be able to return.

To read the NBC Washington account, click here.

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