Explosion Levels House in Commercial Township, One Injured by Airlift to Hospital

Commercial Township, New Jersey – Authorities are investigating an explosion at a residence in Commercial Township early Monday morning, marking the third such incident in the area within the past two weeks.

According to fire officials, the house on Battle Lane erupted in flames following the explosion around 5 a.m. Aerial footage reveals significant damage to one side of the house, with debris strewn across the property. Reports indicate that one individual was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Residents in the vicinity reported feeling their homes shake due to the force of the explosion. State Police, responsible for law enforcement in Commercial Township, have not yet provided further details regarding the incident.

This is the latest in a series of structure explosions in the area. Previous incidents include the tragic death of retired Newark police detective Kevin Gilbert, whose home in South River exploded on May 3. In another explosion on May 1, five individuals were injured and Eileen Marco, a beloved community member, lost her life in Old Bridge.

Investigations into the causes of these explosions are ongoing as authorities work to determine the underlying factors contributing to these devastating events. Residents are advised to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity that may help prevent further incidents from occurring.

As details continue to emerge, the community is left grappling with the aftermath of these tragic events, coming together to support those affected by the explosions. Concerns regarding safety and the need for increased preventative measures are at the forefront of discussions as authorities work to ensure the well-being of residents in the area.