Flint resident faces uncertain future after explosion | News

A Flint citizen is reconstructing her life after it altered in one dreadful minute.

Jacqueline Curtis’ house was straight throughout the street from one that blew up Nov. 22 on Hogarth Opportunity.

For the previous couple of nights, she’s been protected in a hotel, dealing with an unpredictable future, however she informs TV5 she feels lucky since she wasn’t even specific she’d endure the catastrophe.

“I thought it was the end of the world,” Curtis said. “I thought we were going to die. We made it out, and we’re alive, but it’s a miracle.”

She was inside her house when your home throughout the street blew up.

“Lights flying everywhere, everything falling down, we were trapped in the house because of all of the debris,” Curtis said. “We had to run out the back yard and jump the fence. Stuff was still exploding.”

Her home is among the more than two dozen that sustained damage. But the outside conceals the disarray on the inside.

“Whatever is simply damaged therein,” Curtis stated. “We’re staying in a hotel for a couple of weeks. After that, I don’t know what’s going to happen.”

Curtis stated today they do not have power or gas, however every day she goes back to get the pieces. She informs TV5 the Red Cross has actually been assisting her, bit by bit, restoring some form of normalcy.

“Even right now, it’s unbelievable. Unbelievable. But we just gotta slowly start rebuilding and just do whatever we can,” Curtis said. “I’m paranoid, I’m nervous since I do not understand what triggered this. We do not understand, so we’re simply stressed that it may occur to us. I simply would like some responses.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.