NANTUCKET (CBS) – Investigators are focusing on a propane leak as the cause of a house explosion on Nantucket Thursday. At least 18 homes were damaged by the fire and explosion at 11 Woodbury Lane.
One person was injured in the explosion and is in stable condition at a Boston hospital.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Investigators are still working to determine the source of the leak. Because of the extent of the damage, the exact ignition source may not be known.READ MORE: 4 Your Community: MGH Revere Food Pantry
Nantucket Fire Chief Stephen A. Murphy said there should be no concern that there is a widespread issue with propane systems on the island.MORE NEWS: Kyle Van Noy Hosts Christmas Party For Foster Children In Need
Damages from the explosion are estimated at $15 million.