Multiple people injured in Pikesville gas explosion

A natural gas explosion Friday afternoon in Baltimore County left several Baltimore Gas and Electric workers injured, one of them in serious condition. Crews were working on a steel gas main shortly before 4 p.m. in the 8300 block of Stevenson Road in Pikesville when an explosion sent flames shooting as high as 60 feet into the air until the gas was turned off the fire was extinguished around 7 p.m. Residents said when they saw the explosion, they went outside to find a worker fully engulfed in flames.