PHOTO GALLERY: Massive gas line explosion in Melvindale

Posted: 6:32 AM, Jul 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-02 13:22:07Z

Residents of Melvindale woke up to a large, loud gas explosion just after 3:00 a.m. Saturday. Police and Fire crews began evacuating residents north of Elizabeth.

Chopper 7 was over the scene this morning. Video from Chopper 7 showed the MichCon facility with heavy damage from the fire, as well as a burned out car that is believed to have caused the explosion after a crash.

View photos from the massive explosion here