1. ‘WAR ZONE’

    Indianapolis Fire Razes Homes

    In this photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department, firefighters work the scene where an explosion and fire has killed two people and damaged more than a dozen homes late Saturday and early Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in the Richmond Hill subdivision in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Indianapolis Fire Department)

    Indianapolis Fire Department / AP Photo

    Two people were reported dead in an explosion and blaze that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood Saturday. The force of the explosion shattered windows in houses as far as a block away, and could be felt for three miles. “It looks like a war zone here right now,” fire-department spokeswoman Lt. Bonnie Hensley said of the inferno that erupted after two neighborhood homes exploded around 11 p.m. local time for unknown reasons. Three dozen homes were damaged or destroyed in the fire that resulted. Rescue workers combed the area repeatedly and took displaced residents to a shelter at a nearby school.

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