The blast reportedly blew siding of the walls of a medical office building, exposing insulation and framing as well as damaging a first floor suite. "There’s heavy damage on the first floor corner of the building, walls and windows blown out," Capt. Tony Bommarito of the Orange County Fire Authority said, according to NBC News. Officials reportedly said the person who died is a woman and was near to the source of the explosion, The Orange County Register reported. Brian Fennessy, the Orange County Fire Authority chief, said 70 firefighters were dispatched in response to the call in Aliso Viejo at 1:09 p.m. local time.
Source: Fox News May 16, 2018 05:15 UTC