Gas has been called the cause of a house explosion that shook a neighborhood while one person had to be taken by helicopter to a hospital following an accident on Parmenter Road.
At 1:04 a.m. on Sunday morning, multiple 911 calls were received alerting the Marlborough Fire Department to a house explosion at 15 Grant Ct. Neighbors reported feeling the explosion which left the house's walls blown out and the structure on fire.
An investigation by Marlborough Fire Department's Fire Investigations Unit and the State Fire Marshal's office is ongoing, he said.
A car accident on Parmenter Road last Thursday . The single-car accident is being investigated by the State Police Accident Reconstruction Team.
"They’ll measure skid marks... and take photographs,” said Marlborough Det. Scott DeCiero of the Community Services Bureau. “We can get a pretty good feel as to what happened.”
Police and Fire personnel were busy during the beginning of the week dealing with Hurricane Sandy. Even though Marlborough avoided much of the damage that struck other parts of the country, officials were still out addressing many calls during the storm.
Fire crews were working with National Grid and forestry crews to bring resident's power back on line and clear blocked roadways.