Image: The LIBA Board and guests – First responders who were present at the London explosion, London West MPP Peggy Sattler, and London Fanshawe MPP Teresa Armstrong
In the middle of August, London’s Old East Village neighbourhood was rocked by catastrophe when a vehicle slammed into a house at 450 Woodman Ave., striking a gas line and causing a natural gas leak that led to an explosion. Several homes were damaged as a result and seven people (six of them first responders) were sent to the hospital, while nearly 100 homes were evacuated. CBC News reported that the explosion was felt in homes blocks away and the sound carried across a large part of London.
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