Natural Gas Leak Causes Explosion, Fire at Mannford Apartment Complex

An explosion tore apart an apartment complex in Mannford.

Firefighters say the fire started by a natural gas leak in the mechanical closet.

Neighbors of the Salt Creek apartments say they heard a loud boom just after 5:30. The complex was comprised of 4 townhouses.

Nearby neighbors rushed in to help any victims. One person was transported to the hospital by ambulance, and 4 others were taken by friends.

The apartments are located at 200 Hinton Boulevard.