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Investigation into Corpus Christi Holmes Drive Explosion Continues

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Jarod Cassidy4 years ago

Investigators continue to try and determine the cause of the Holmes Drive house explosion that occurred early in the morning, July 12. Click here to view a news report about the explosion, which includes an interview with attorney Thomas J. Henry regarding the ongoing investigation.

Details on the Holmes Drive Explosion Investigation

“Anything that’s connected to gas we’re going to look at.” – Assistant Fire Chief Andy Cardiel told the Corpus Christi Caller Times

  • The investigation continued Wednesday as worker attempted to remove all the appliances from the rubble of the house on Holmes Drive with a backhoe.
  • Investigators are not looking for any appliance in particular, but are looking to observe the damage to all gas connected appliance to determine the origin of the blast.
  • Previous inspections into the incident have shown no gas leaks in the city’s pipelines.
  • Investigators are hoping to deduce how such a substantial amount of natural gas was able to build up in the home without residents being alerted by the smell.

The explosion has resulted in the death of one man, and another man being flown to a San Antonio burn unit for treatment.

Thomas J. Henry Personal Injury Attorneys

Thomas J. Henry, leaders in personal injury litigation, are currently representing multiple Holmes Drive explosion victims.

If you or someone you love has been injured in the Holmes Drive explosion accident, contact our offices immediately – we are available 24/7, nights and weekends.


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