this happened last week in chicago @ 66th keating.the home owner was power rodding his sewer line, he heard a loud whoosh!! the next thing you know.. no more house. what happened was the all around the south side of chicago the gas company has been re-placing all the gas mains and house branches. a subcontractor ran a gas line right thru the house sewer line.the home owner cut the gas line with a root cutter and gas filled up in his basement and was ignited by ether the water heaters pilot or the furnaces pilot.
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