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Explosion rocks Hogarth Avenue on Flint's west side

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At least two homes were damaged after an explosion around 9:30 p.m. on Hogarth Avenue in Flint.

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - Multiple police and fire crews are on the scene of an apparent house explosion on Flint's west side.

The Flint Fire Department was dispatched to the 3900 block of Hogarth Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Firefighters found a large fire involving at least two houses when they arrived on the scene.

Flaming debris could be seen in the front yard of a residence across from the fire.

There was no immediate word on injuries or what may have sparked the explosion.

Police and firefighters were on the scene of an explosion on Hogarth Avenue on Flint's west side Monday evening.

Most of the flames had been extinguished by 11 p.m., but a thick cloud of smoke continued billowing from the scene.

Hogarth Avenue between Ballenger Highway and Austins Parkway was closed as emergency crews worked to extinguish the flames. Consumers Energy also was on scene and working to cut the flow of natural gas to the house.

People across Genesee County heard the sound and felt the explosion, including as far south as Grand Blanc.

Watch ABC12 News This Morning beginning at 4:30 a.m. for the latest on this breaking story.

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