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Originally posted by Hijinx
Has any one thought this could be a vindictive ex-owners "F-you" retaliation to a home foreclosure?
It was the first thing that popped in my head. I hope no one was hurt.
Originally posted by Honor93
reply to post by Zcustosmorum
ok, here's the part that i don't understand.
perhaps you or someone else can/will enlighten me.
in a vacant (for sale) house, the gas is usually turned off.
even IF the exterior pipes were stolen (for copper), the gas flow should still be off.
so, even IF the pipes were removed and gas was still flowing, how does/would a build up occur in the house ? the same house which no longer has any pipes connected to it ?
I want to go out and search but it just doesn't feel safe right now, I went on my porch to smoke a cig and the lights kept dimming like power is being lost. im not even sure where to look, and it's dark out, in about an hour it will start getting light out.
Originally posted by Hijinx
reply to post by UberL33t
If anyone is going to do this, please be careful what you pick up. Depending on what this was you could be handling something harmful.
As well, if it was aircraft, or an intentional explosion you could be tampering with evidence. If it was as another suggested Satellite(not necessarily the case but who knows) you could be "stealing" from the government, or handling dangerous materials. If it was god forbid as another said a dirty bomb, you could be bringing something potentially deadly into your home.
Because the event remains unknown, I would be really careful what you handle if you even want to play with the risks at all.
i used the vacant house analogy because some of the first photos posted include a "for sale by owner" sign [which sparked other curious questions] ... you can see for yourself here ... and if i did that link wrong -> pg 3 toward the bottom.
Originally posted by Zcustosmorum
reply to post by Honor93
Personally, I doubt this was from a vacant house, just guessing but I would say (going on it being a gas explosion), that it happened in an occupied house.
a "vacant" home would be a good place to plant something like that, I was right at the ground zero area, and was in the smoke cloud, I'm not feeling anything right now, but I know people who live a lot closer are having issues so idk.
Originally posted by timetothink
reply to post by Paradox1121
My conspiracy mind went to dirty bomb also.
Just nerves and it being 2012.
A preliminary investigation is currently underway to ascertain what triggered the explosion. Firemen have not yet ruled out that the blast could have been caused by natural gas, although initial speculation of a possible plane crash has been ruled out.