18:19 GMT31 October 2020
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    According to reports, the explosion may have been caused by a gas leak. Social media users shared videos allegedly filmed on the scene showing a heavy presence of police and firefighters.

    Several explosions were heard on Sunday on Virginia Avenue in North Baltimore, Maryland, according to multiple reports by local media. 

    According to the reports, the first explosion was heard near Lanier Ave, with the second blast following shortly thereafter.​ A gas leak may reportedly be behind the blasts.

    CBS Baltimore reported that police are blocking some roads and traffic in the area, while Baltimore Gas and Electric are responding to the incident. 

    Social media users shared footage allegedly recorded at the scene showing smoke coming out of buildings. Eyewitnesses told CBS Baltimore that some people may have been injured. A video allegedly showing an injured person being put on a stretcher was shared online.

    ​Photos allegedly taken onsite show a heavy presence of firefighters and police. 

    A woman told Fox Baltimore that her house was shaken and stated that she had seen flames outside her window.

    No official statements have been made yet regarding the incident. 

    According to social media users, Baltimore has seen several gas explosions recently.


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