Maryland condo explosion leaves 1 dead and 14 injured

police launch criminal investigation into the blast

 Maryland are launching a criminal investigation into a condo explosion that caused a building to partially collapse on Wednesday,

Efforts to locate residents and potential victims unaccounted for will continue Friday

An unidentified person was found dead Thursday morning by K9 units

police are pursuing an investigation into the cause of the blast

Officials have yet to announce an official cause of the fire and explosion.

At least ten people, including 4 children, were transported to the hospital with injuries ranging from mild to critical

Two condo buildings, each with six units, were impacted by the fire, the fire chief said previously

 Washington Gas said the company was supporting the response to the incident