Investigation underway after reported house explosion in Inkster

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Sep 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-07 17:06:12-04

(WXYZ) — DTE Energy says they are working with local authorities to investigate a reported home explosion in Inkster Tuesday afternoon.

According to a statement, DTE Energy says the home is located on Hickory Street and that someone was injured in the incident.

DTE adds that they have ruled out DTE Gas equipment as a source of the fire.

“Safety is our top priority. Gas to the residence has been cut to ensure the safety of the surrounding area,” a DTE Energy spokesperson says.

DTE is urging residents if they ever smell or suspect a gas leak to leave the area immediately and call 911 before calling DTE at 800-947-5000 to report the situation.