House Explosion Kills Child - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/1/04

House Explosion Kills Child

An eight year-old El Paso boy is dead and two women remain in critical condition at a Lubbock hospital.

The three were severely burned Friday night during a house explosion in El Paso that killed three children and their father. Maria and Julieta Ponce along with the eight year-old boy were transferred to the burn unit at University Medical Center after the fire.

The explosion was caused by a leak from a propane tank.

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