Authorities say the homeowner was digging with a backhoe close to the home and hit a gas line.
Consumers Energy says it has halted projects throughout Michigan that involve the same drilling method used before a house explosion that killed a 58-year-old Royal Oak man.
A Farmington Hills attorney says last week’s house explosion in Royal Oak came close to becoming a much larger disaster.
Several families are still displaced following an explosion at a home on Cooper Street in Royal Oak during the week.
Consumers Energy takes responsibility for the explosion that completely leveled a Royal Oak home, killing a 58-year-old man.
A house explodes in Ecorse and according to one neighbor the home has totally disintegrated.