Apparent gas explosion levels southern New Jersey building

 An explosion rocked a Pennsville, New Jersey home Tuesday morning (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

An explosion rocked a Pennsville, New Jersey home Tuesday morning (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

Authorities say an apparent gas explosion leveled a building in southern New Jersey, but no injuries were reported.

The explosion in Pennsville was reported around 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say a construction crew working in the 100 block of North Broadway apparently struck a main, and the gas quickly built up in the basement. The explosion occurred a short time later.

The building housed a law office and an apartment. The person who lives in the apartment was not home when the explosion occurred.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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