RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — An explosion Friday morning leveled a house in Riverside.
Riverside Fire Department officials responded to the blast, which was reported at 4:39 a.m., to find a residence in the 4100 block of Ivanpah Place fully engulfed in flames.
The kitchen of the home, which was a rental, had been under renovation.
“What we know right now is that the house has been under renovation the last 30 days and some type of gas exploded in the house,” Capt. Bruce Vanderhorst told KNX1070.