Police in Dearborn say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after an apparent natural gas explosion at this home.
Officials say the explosion happened shortly after crews from Consumers Energy arrived to investigate the possible gas leak.
The restaurant was closed on Sunday and no one was hurt in the explosion.
A contractor digging on a farm to lay a drain tile struck a gas line, officials said.
Investigators believe squatters might have rigged an illegal gas hookup to the stove.
“When I turned around, I seen all the flames and smoke …”
The westbound freeway is expected to be closed for up to 12 hours.
An explosion at a 4-unit apartment building in Lincoln Park Saturday morning shook the surrounding structure and ripped the roof from the building.
One of Michigan’s largest utilities has agreed to pay $1 million after a natural gas line exploded, killing a Royal Oak man.
Authorities say the homeowner was digging with a backhoe close to the home and hit a gas line.