Kannapolis, NC - A large ammount of rain caused a tree to topple over missing one house yet hitting another. The untouched house did however have some gas meter damage which caused the residence to fill with gas. A power line which was pulled from the house by the tree is thought to be the cause for the ignition of the gas and the destruction of the house. Several walls were completly removed and the roof buckled in the middle and caved in. The house was unoccupied at the time of the explosion.