California fridge explosion: Fridge explodes violently, shattering 4 home windows in CA residence

SANGER, Calif. — Should you thought automobiles bursting into flames was unhealthy, wait till you see the injury attributable to one exploding fridge in California.

The fridge inside a house erupted so violently, it shot as much as the ceiling, and shattered at the least 4 home windows.

A resident was inside the house along with her canine, however was not damage.

“One of many residents right here was asleep on the sofa; she mentioned all she heard was a loud growth, glass breaking and he or she ran outdoors,” Sanger, California fireplace Capt. Andy Jones mentioned.

ABC Fresno affiliate KFSN noticed the wreckage: Items of glass and plaster and wooden have been sprayed in all places, even outdoors on the garden. The fridge was left twisted and askew, doorways torn off by the explosion, meals destroyed and thrown onto the bottom, insulation and compressor hanging by free wires.

The kitchen itself suffered structural injury when the fridge hit the roof, crews mentioned.

Investigators mentioned they’re nonetheless attempting to determine what induced the explosion. Jones mentioned he had by no means seen something like this earlier than.

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“We found that the fridge was truly blown out from all sides, which is an indication of an precise explosion from the within of the fridge, which isn’t a traditional factor,” Jones mentioned.

Hearth crews mentioned there was no fireplace and no proof of a honey oil lab operation or leaking gasoline that would have induced the explosion.

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