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Old 09-25-2008, 11:37 AM
 
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What just happened in Flanders, NJ?
I caught the tail-end of a report of an explosion somewhere around Flanders, on the Fox Network Cable Channel, here in NC.
I can't seem to find any additional info on the internet...

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Old 09-25-2008, 11:40 AM
 
Location: Savannah GA/Lk Hopatcong NJ
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Empty house

Mount Olive home destroyed in explosion | Daily Record | Daily Record
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Old 09-25-2008, 11:44 AM
 
Location: NJ
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- i'm surprised i didn't hear anything ... i'll have to drive by there at some point. glad noone was hurt.
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Old 09-25-2008, 11:54 AM
 
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WOW! Thanks for posting!
Glad the house was empty!
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Old 09-25-2008, 11:57 AM
 
Location: Savannah GA/Lk Hopatcong NJ
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WOW! Thanks for posting!
Glad the house was empty!
I would guess maybe gas..if they have natural gas in that area

Star ledger doesn't have much more..

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/200..._in_morri.html
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:01 PM
 
Location: High Bridge, NJ
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I would guess maybe gas..if they have natural gas in that area

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Explosion levels home in Morris County - Breaking News From New Jersey - NJ.com
The house could have had propane. It had to be gas of some sort-unless the guy was playing mad scientist in the basement
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:05 PM
 
Location: High Bridge
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The house could have had propane. It had to be gas of some sort-unless the guy was playing mad scientist in the basement
Vacant house -renovations had "just begun" (which I read as, people with work gloves came by and made noises.... which probably was them removing copper piping)
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:21 PM
 
Location: High Bridge, NJ
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Vacant house -renovations had "just begun" (which I read as, people with work gloves came by and made noises.... which probably was them removing copper piping)
If that's the case, serves 'em right-don't those dopes know that gas pipes are black iron? LOL
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:33 PM
 
Location: The Communist State of NJ
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Apparently people felt the ground shake as far away as Hackettstown.
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:42 PM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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being treated as a crime scene???? I grew up in house no. 200 Drakestown Road!!!!!
Tahiti..is this the farm house on the corner of Drakestown and River Road??
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