Explosion flattens Grand Junction home

The Clifton Fire Department says an active gas light caused the home to explode. No one was home at the time.

GRAND JUNCTION - A home was flattened in Grand Junction early Saturday morning and fire investigators are looking into the cuase.

According to our NBC affiliate KKCO-TV in Grand Junction, it happened around 2 a.m. Saturday at the corner of 30 Road and Orchard Avenue.

The Clifton Fire Department told KKCO that there was no one inside the home at the time of the explosion.

Pieces of glass and insulation could reportedly be seen at least the radius of a quarter-mile.

A cat is missing following the explosion.

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