Woman narrowly escapes house explosion

INKSTER, Mich. — A Michigan woman is lucky to be alive after she escaped just before her house exploded Tuesday afternoon.

The woman was in the shower when a loud explosion, followed by a raging fire, consumed her house, WXYZ reported.


She made it safely to her yard, escaping serious injury, neighbors told WXYZ.

A neighbor caught the flames shooting from the house on a cellphone camera.

Authorities believe the cause of the explosion was a natural gas leak, but an investigation is ongoing.