Three people hurt after metro Detroit marijuana house explodes

Posted at 11:33 PM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-31 12:19:36-04

The Redford Township Police Department says three people were hurt after a home exploded Wednesday night.

It happened on Woodworth between 8 Mile and Grand River around 8:15 p.m.

According to police, the home suffered significant structural damage and the explosion blew out an entire wall of the home, leaving a two-foot gap between the foundation and side of the house.

The three people were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the explosion happened when the people inside were using butane while they processed marijuana.