« It was an incredible noise, very big. It affected my room a little bit, my power has gone out and there’s a crack in the adjoining wall, » he told the ABC.
He said the unit’s resident managed to get out but he is unsure of his condition.
« I did see the man get out, he didn’t look very well. I just can’t believe he’s alive.
« I’d say it was a gas bottle, I could smell gas. There was no fire or anything.
« I just hope this fella is alright, I believe he may be in intensive care so I really hope he ends up okay. »
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