Associated Press, Published September 18 2013
4-unit apartment building damaged by explosionMINNEAPOLIS — Investigators are working to determine what caused an explosion and fire that damaged a building housing four apartments in south Minneapolis.
Authorities say nobody was home when the explosion occurred Tuesday afternoon. But, a dog was killed in the blast.
One tenant, Rob Ayott, tells KSTP-TV he lost everything he owns in the fire, including his artwork, violin and collection of action figures.
Centerpoint Energy is working with fire investigators on a possible cause.