The officials of the county suspect that a gas leak caused the explosion that occurred at the house.
On Thursday evening, a residence in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, experienced an explosion, which resulted in the deaths of at least four individuals and the entrapment of several others.
Shortly after 8:00 p.m. local time, a team that responds to emergencies arrived at the location. When traveling by car from Philadelphia to Pottstown, the trip should take about forty minutes. Late on Thursday night, rescue workers were still searching through the wreckage, and at least two persons remained unaccounted for. According to officials from Montgomery County, two additional persons have been transported to nearby hospitals. We had no way of knowing the severity of the wounds.
A great number of individuals have resorted to social media to share photos and videos of the damage, which can be seen by looking at the extensive quantity of debris that is strewn across the landscape. It appears that several homes were demolished to make room for expansion.
Those who live in the immediate vicinity stated that they heard an explosion.