One week since deadly explosion

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Published on August 17, 2020 - Duration: 02:46s
One week since deadly explosion
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One week since deadly explosion

LARGE GAS EXPLOSION KILLED TWOPEOPLE, INJURED SEVEN OTHERSAND DISPLACED HUNDREDS INNORTHWEST BALTIMORE.

THERE AREA COUPLE OF VIGILS HAPPENINGTONIGHT TO REMEMBER THOSE WHOLOST THEIR LIVES, AND THEOTHERS WHO ARE RECOVERING FROMTHEIR INJURIES.

WMAR-2 NEWSMEGAN KNIGHT IS LIVE AT THESCENE THIS MORNING WITH THOSEDETAILS.THE HUGE PILES OF DEBRIS SERVEAS A REMINDER OF WHAT HAPPENEDHERE JUST ONE WEEK AGO& WHEN AGAS EXPLOSION DECIMATED THREEROWHOMES HERE ALONG LABYRINTHROAD& KILLING TWO AND INJURINGSEVEN.

LATER THIS MORNING& THEEMPOWERMENT TEMPLE A-M-ECHURCH IS HOLDING A NEWSCONFERENCE AT THE CHURCH WHICHIS JUST A COUPLE MILES FROMHERE.

THE FAMILIES OF JOSEPHGRAHAM AND LONNIE HERRIOTTWIILL BE THERE.

BOTH DIED INTHE BLAST LAST MONDAY.

THECHURCH PLANS TO HELP COVER THECOSTS OF THEIR FUNERALS.

THENLATER TONIGHT AT SEVEN& THECHURCH IS HOSTING A DRIVE-THRU MEMORIAL.

BOTH FAMILIESWILL BE THERE& ALONG WITHCOMMUNITY LEADERS& AND THEPUBLIC IS INVITED TO COME SHOWTHEIR SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES.THERE IS ALSO ANOTHER VIGILHAPPENING TONIGHT& RIGHTBEHIND THE APPLEBEES IN THEREISTERSTOWN ROAD PLAZA.

ITBEING PUT ON BY CASA& WHICH ISAN IMMIGRANT AND WORKINGFAMILY ADVOCACY GROUP.

THEYSAY OF THE MORE THAN 200PEOPLE DISPLACED BY THEEXPLOSION& 30 ARE MEMBERS OFCASA.

THAT VIGIL STARTS AT7-30.

MEANWHILE& HUNDREDS CAMEOUT THIS WEEKEND TO CONTINUECLEANING UP THE NEIGHBORHOODSIMPACTED BY THE EXPLOSION.COUNCILMAN ISAAC YITZYSCHLEIFER ORGANIZED THE CLEANUP& ALONG WITH SUBURBANORTHODOX.

NEIGHBORS EXPRESSEDTHEIR APPRECIATION FOR THEHELP AS THEY TRY TO GET THEIRLIVES BACK TO NORMAL.

Itjust an overwhelming feelingsthat you donyou are the recipient of allthe kindness and everythingthat everybody does, howtherewonderful people in the worldand in our neighborhood.

Andwethat.

AND THE GROUP HADASSAHOF GREATER BALTIMORE HELD ASIDEWALK SALE JUST UP THE WAYON REISTERSTOWN ROADYESTERDAY& THEY PLAN TO DONATEA PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS TOTHE VICTIMS OF THE EXPLOSION.LIVE IN NORTHWEST BALTIMORE MKWMAR-2 NEWSBALTIMORE CITY'S DEPARTMENT OFPUBLIC WORKS SAYS THERE

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