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Governor Hogan Provides Update on Explosion in Northwest Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As response and recovery efforts continue following this morning’s explosion in northwest Baltimore, Governor Larry Hogan provided the following update:

“This morning, an explosion destroyed three homes in the Reisterstown Station neighborhood in northwest Baltimore. First responders are still performing rescue operations, and several victims have been transported to area hospitals. So far, we know that the explosion has taken one life. Our prayers are with the victims and all those affected by this tragedy.

“The Office of the State Fire Marshal, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, and the Maryland Public Service Commission are all assisting on the ground. We continue to offer the State of Maryland’s full support to local officials.”

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