Families sue over deaths in Michigan furniture store explosion
January 19, 2011,
WAYNE, Mich. — The families of two people killed in a furniture store explosion here have sued a utility company for failing to evacuate the area following an apparent natural gas leak, according to a report by the Detroit Free Press.
William Franks, a furniture store here, exploded in the morning hours of Dec. 29, trapping owner Paul Franks, who remains in the hospital in fair condition, and killing employees James Zell and Leslie Machniak.
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