Heavy snow falling off roof onto propane line caused Cape Breton seniors home blast

Fire Inspectors with the provincial department of Fire Marshal’s office are on scene to determine the cause of a gas explosion at the Silver Birch Manor seniors apartments Sydney, N.S. Saturday February 10, 2024. The acting fire chief in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality says an explosion that damaged a seniors residence and seriously injured one person late Friday afternoon was likely caused by snow sliding off a roof and damaging a propane tank line. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vaughan Merchant [Photo credit: Staff]

Heavy snow falling off roof onto propane line caused Cape Breton seniors home blast

The acting fire chief in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality says an explosion that damaged a seniors residence and seriously injured one person was likely caused by snow sliding off a roof and damaging a propane tank line.

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