Home explosion rocks Stratford block

Police say a natural gas explosion and subsequent fire severely damaged a home in Stratford this afternoon. Authorities say it happened at around 3 p.m.

STRATFORD - Police say a natural gas explosion and subsequent fire severely damaged a home in Stratford this afternoon.

Authorities say it happened at around 3 p.m. on Light Street. They say no one was home at the time and nobody was injured.

Officials say two local teenagers were the first on the scene, banging on windows to make sure no one was inside. Fire trucks and emergency crews arrived shortly after.

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