City cites owner of exploded Pawtucket home

NBC 10 has exclusivelylearned that the owner of the Pawtucket triple-decker that exploded two weeksago has been cited by the city.

NBC 10 obtained documentsthat summons Lone Star Reality to housing court over a gas code violation.

The complaint says thatthe boilers inside this Mineral Spring Avenue home had been turned on, but had notbeen inspected by the city.

The heating system has notbeen blamed for the explosion.

As of Wednesday night, theonly cause given was a gas leak with an unknown ignition source.

Investigators have saidthat due to the extent of the damage, it would be impossible to pin down thesource of the gas.{}

The home owner will appear in housing courton December 6th.