House Explosion Caught on Camera

Published on November 16, 2017 by RSS Staff

Indio police released body cam footage on Wednesday showing the moment of a gas explosion in August. An Indio Police officer and his trainee responded to a call regarding the smell of gas coming from the residence. The body cam footage captured the moment an officer was hit by flames as the explosion went off. That officer suffered 2nd degree burns to his right arm and was transported to a local hospital but has since recovered to full-time duty.The resident, 61-year-old David Lee Ellis, died at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton from injuries he sustained in the explosion.

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