Lawrenceville, PA — A gas leak caused a house to explode and catch fire, sending an occupant to the hospital.
Scott Banfiled said a gas leak is the suspected cause of an explosion at his home at 70 Junction Cross Road around 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7.
His wife, Valerie, was working in her home office at the time of the explosion. The incident blew out the end walls of the two-story home. Valerie Banfiled sustained superficial burns to her legs and was transported to a hospital for treatment.
The house was heavily damaged. The couple plans to stay at another house they own.