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Reynoldsburg Explosion Destroys Building, Damages Homes

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Fire investigators continue looking into what caused an explosion at a Reynoldsburg apartment complex.

First responders were called to the complex at Century City and Brice Road around 9 pm Thursday.

The explosion reportedly happened inside a maintenance building. The blast destroyed that building, blew out apartment windows, and damaged some nearby homes.

No injuries were reported.

The American Red Cross was on the scene to provide assistance.

Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and sons. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for the student newspaper The Lantern and co-founded the organization Students for Public Broadcasting.