"The Ground Shook": Witnesses Recount Poway Building Explosion - NBC 7 San Diego

"The Ground Shook": Witnesses Recount Poway Building Explosion

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    Poway Blast Debris Fell Through Office Roof: Witness

    NBC 7's Dave Summers reports that witness Ray Butcher estimates the chunk of metal is the size of a catchers mitt. (Published Thursday, June 11, 2015)

    After an explosion shook a Poway business on Wednesday afternoon, many people took to social media to share what they heard or saw.

    Ray Butcher said he was working nearby when suddenly he heard a loud boom and a chunk of debris fell through his office building (see above photo).

    "When I stood up, there was a hole in one of our ceiling tiles, exposing daylight," Butcher wrote on Instagram. "It destroyed the cubicle it landed in."

    Here are several more accounts from others of the explosion: