6 remain in hospital after Fresno gas-line explosion

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- More than a week after a gas-line explosion at the peace officers gun range in Northwest Fresno, six people remain hospitalized.

One Fresno County public works employee is in critical condition, along with two Fresno County Jail inmates. And three other inmates are hospitalized. Their conditions have stabilized.

Three of the injured inmates have also filed a lawsuit against PG&E for negligence. They are also filing claims against Fresno County.

Investigators believe the explosion was sparked when a front-end loader somehow struck a 12-inch gas line.

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