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Natural gas was the cause of Gates home explosion



Gates, N.Y. – Monroe County Sheriff’s office completed the investigation of the explosion that leveled a Gates home on December 9.

It was determined that a combustion explosion occurred due to a result of an accumulated concentration of natural gas within the structure located at 51 Noel Drive.

The cause of the explosion and the cause of the fire remained undetermined due to the extent of damage.

The tremors from the explosion were felt miles away, but no one was injured when the home exploded.