Killed in Explosion at Office Building in California

Aliso Viejo blast: Mystery explosion kills woman in Orange County California

Aliso Viejo blast: Mystery explosion kills woman in Orange County California

Of the three people who were injured, Ms. Braun said, two suffered "significant" injuries while the third complained of smoke inhalation.

Brian Fennessy, the Orange County Fire Authority chief, said 70 firefighters were dispatched in response to the call in Aliso Viejo at 1:09 p.m. local time.

This image taken from cellphone video shows a building after a fatal explosion in Aliso Viejo, Calif., Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

The Tuesday afternoon blast on the first floor of an Aliso Viejo building in Orange County shattered windows and forced children in a nearby daycare center to be evacuated.

He said investigators had not found an explosive device at the scene on a lower floor of the building.

An explosion that rocked a Southern California medical office building on Tuesday, killing a woman and injuring three other people, is being investigated as intentional and investigators believe the blast may have come from a package, a USA official told The Associated Press.

Sawyer said that investigators were going through the interior of the building to find out a cause.

- AP is reporting that a USA official says a deadly explosion at a Southern California office building is being investigated as an intentional act and investigators believe the blast may have come from a package. He said that any blast of such magnitude would be investigated as suspicious.

Aliso Viejo blast: Mystery explosion kills woman in Orange County California

But police have not confirmed this and they say no device was found.

Orange County Sheriff's Cmdr.

Mary McWilliams told the Orange County Register she arrived for an appointment to find smoke surrounding the area and auto alarms going off.

Shin said he and others hurried down the stairs to get out of that building, and saw "two holes in the wall" of the medical facility. McWilliams says one woman had skin peeling on her arm.

Bomb technicians from the Orange County Sheriff's Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other agencies were investigating, said Paul Delacourt, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's field office in Los Angeles.

At a mid-afternoon, Orange County Fire Authority Capt.

Children and staff at the nearby Academy on the Hills preschool initially sheltered in place while the investigation continued, but children were later evacuated to a nearby Target parking lot so they could be reunited with their parents.

"I believed it was just a little hearth till I noticed everybody's faces and reactions", McWilliams stated.

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