ONE DEAD, FIVE STILL MISSING AFTER ALLENTOWN GAS BLAST
Explosion destroys at least two center city homes, sets six on fire, more than 600 people evacuated.
The blast occurred about 10:45 p.m. at 544 N. 13th St., owned by Beatrice Hall, 74, and her husband, William, 79. The Hall’s son, Mark Hall of Bethlehem, and his wife were at the scene awaiting word on his parents, his father-in-law said by phone early Thursday.
The Halls were in their home at the time. They are still missing.