“It really was a miracle on Worthington Street that no one was killed”
(Mytheos Holt) -- Earlier this evening in Springfield, Massachusetts, at roughly 4:20 PM, a gas leak was reported. 40 minutes later, a massive freak explosion rocked the area, destroying property and injuring 18 people. Springfield’s WWLP News 22 reports:
A massive gas explosion destroyed a downtown Springfield bar, sent glass and bricks flying down Worthington Street, and injured several people, including nine Springfield firefighters and two police officers. Fortunately, all those injured are expected to survive.
“It really was a miracle on Worthington Street that no one was killed,” Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray said during a news conference in Springfield Friday night.