Victims of Explosion Clinging to Life


SAN ANTONIO – 60 year-old Robert Farley is recovering from burns over 90% of his body. A 25-year-old also is recovering from severe burns.

Officials say around 5:30 a.m. on the 4800 block of Holmes a home exploded. The impact damaged 50 homes and apartments.

Investigators believe natural gas was the culprit but they are still investigating due to the impact of the blast.

Farley was part of a four resident home. Three family members were out on vacation during the blast.

During the blast, Farley was blown from his home to the park across the street. The 25-year-old only remembers smoking a cigarette outside when it happened.


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