information in this report is preliminary and will be either supplemented or
corrected during the course of the investigation.
On February 23, 2018, about 6:38 a.m. central standard time, a natural
gas-fueled explosion occurred at a newly renovated single-story residence at
3534 Espanola Drive in Dallas, Texas. The Dallas Fire-Rescue Department (DFRD)
quickly dispatched units to the scene. The DFRD reported significant structural
damage to the house; however, neither smoke nor fire was present.