Baltimore – The man who lived in the Pigtown convict house is now afterHe spent time talking with the police on Thanksgiving morning.
He says that expensive electronics and gadgets were burglarized from his home after the explosion.
Jacob Buher was on his way to Boston to give thanks when he got a notification on his phone from his home security system that made him turn around.
He saw firefighters at his home and knew something was wrong.
Officials responded on Tuesday to the explosion in the South Baltimore neighborhood. A woman and a young man who were in the house were injured in the blast, howeverwho is still in critical condition.
Many residents of the neighborhood heard a “thump” when the explosion occurred.
“It was as if someone took a grenade and threw it and it exploded,” a neighborhood resident told WJZ.
Boeher went home on Thursday to collect more of his belongings — things he couldn’t get out of his house on Tuesday.
But he says what he found were items missing from his home, after he was told Baltimore City Police would be watching his possessions. Now, I’m devastated.
He said, “Someone entered my house and stole a lot of things.”
Boeher says some TVs, a PlayStation and large, heavy gadgets have been stolen.
He said, “Cut saw, router table.” “It was a procession of people to get this stuff out of here. Not one person was really quick.”
The Baltimore police and forensic teams were at the house Thursday. WJZ reached out to police to ask about a possible investigation, but we did not immediately receive a response.
“I’m on my side now,” Bohr said, “because the city was supposed to outfit this boat and let me go.”
Jacob says he doesn’t feel protected. So he takes matters into his own hands.
“I’m going now, before I go to Thanksgiving dinner,” he said, “to cut the boards and come back with hardware to play home.” “I will feel safe after that.”
The only bright spot for Jacob and his girlfriend on Thursday was that their cat Banshee — who had been missing since the house was vacated on Tuesday — was found.
Boeher told WJZ she was in the basement and they found her today when they were clearing out more of their belongings.
He told people who lived in the area that WJZ construction crews had been working on the gas lines for about a month. They said they smelled the gas that triggered the explosion.
BGE and its private contractors,Concerning the repair and modernization of a gas source in the same area of the explosion.
The cause of the explosion is still under investigation