“The Ground Shook”: Witnesses Recount Poway Building Explosion

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:

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