Video shows gas explosion at Murray State University dorm - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Video shows gas explosion at Murray State University dorm

(Source: WSMV) (Source: WSMV)
MURRAY, KY (WMC) -

A gas explosion damaged a dorm on Murray State University's campus located in Murray, Kentucky.

The explosion happened around 5 p.m. June 28 at Richmond Hall, according to NBC News

Calloway County Emergency Management Director William Call said a large part of the building was destroyed. 

Video cameras from across the parking lot captured part of the explosion. The force of the blast actually moved the camera.

The explosion significantly damaged Richmond Hall, but three other dorms and a dining hall were also damaged.

Investigators said natural gas caused the explosion. However, the reason for the explosion remains under investigation.

Two people were injured during the blast, one of whom was taken to the hospital, but has since been released.

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