Suspected Gas Blast Kills Five; Pa. Neighborhood in Ruins

"As Thursday dawned, the extent of the explosion and fire in central Allentown became starkly visible: half a block reduced to cinders by a catastrophe that killed five people, displaced scores from their homes and raised fears about the soundness of the aged gas pipelines beneath the city."

Daniel Patrick Sheehan, Arlene Martínez, Matt Assad, and Manuel Gamiz Jr. report for the Allentown Morning Call February 10, 2011.

Source: Allentown Morning Call, 02/11/2011