Gas company: No calls about furnace at blast site

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This aerial photo shows the two homes that were leveled and the numerous neighboring homes that were damaged from a massive explosion that sparked a huge fire and killed two people, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Indianapolis. Nearly three dozen homes were damaged or destroyed, and seven people were taken to a hospital with injuries, authorities said Sunday. The powerful nighttime blast shattered windows, crumpled walls and could be felt at least three miles away. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)  NO SALES
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A spokeswoman for a gas company says the utility didn't receive any reports about a faulty furnace at an Indianapolis home that exploded, killing two people.

The weekend explosion damaged dozens of homes so severely officials say they must be demolished. The owner of one of the homes that exploded in Indianapolis said Monday a problem furnace could be to blame.

Sarah Holsapple of Citizens Energy says the company did not receive any calls about the furnace. But she also said that a homeowner or contractor who fixed a furnace would not necessarily report it to the gas company.

Investigators say they do not yet know what caused the explosion.

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