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Devastation at Daybreak as Home Explodes

  • Devastation at Daybreak as Home Explodes
    Devastation at Daybreak as Home Explodes
  • Left: Flames are visible at the site of the home of Michael and Mazie Hess, which exploded Tuesday morning in Ellinger. Right: The remains of the brick home, which was almost totally leveled by the blast. Photos by Joan Herring and Fayette County Sheriff’’s Department
    Left: Flames are visible at the site of the home of Michael and Mazie Hess, which exploded Tuesday morning in Ellinger. Right: The remains of the brick home, which was almost totally leveled by the blast. Photos by Joan Herring and Fayette County Sheriff’’s Department
Early Tuesday morning neighbors helped pull Michael and Mazie Hess from the rubble at the corner of Grover and Schumacher St. in Ellinger after a massive explosion leveled their brick home. Both Michael and Mazie, who are in their 70s, were flown by helicopter from the scene to Dell Seton. Both were badly burned and underwent surgeries in Austin Tuesday and Wednesday. It is believed the…

 

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