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Texas Woman Dies In House Explosion; Infant Survives

VICTORIA (May 29, 2014) Haley Singer, 26, died in an explosion that leveled her home in Victoria, but her 4½-month-old daughter escaped serious injury, authorities said.

Firefighters found the infant, Parker Singer, alive in the debris of the home after the explosion Wednesday.

The girl was taken to a San Antonio Hospital

Singer's husband left for work shortly before the explosion in the couple’s two-story home, Fire Marshal Taner Drake said.

The force of the explosion damaged nearly a dozen nearby homes.

A woman who lives next door was buried under broken drywall, but wasn’t seriously injured, authorities said.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation, Sheriff T. Michael O'Connor said.


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