Thornton residents want answers after deadly house explosion

THORNTON, Colo. - Nearly one month after a deadly house explosion in Thornton, nearby homeowners may get answers to critical questions a community meeting on Wednesday night.  The explosion at 13072 Monroe Drive claimed one life and damaged at least five nearby homes.

The one-hour meeting will be held at Stargate Charter School, 3951 Cottonwood Lakes Blvd., and will begin at 7 p.m  

Residents will be briefed about the latest in the police and fire investigation.  They will also be allowed to ask questions, according to a city official.

Representatives from the local and state health department will also be at the gathering, in addition to an environmental firm and Xcel Energy.

Residents tell 7NEWS they are concerned about asbestos warning signs posted on the fence surrounding the explosion site.

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