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Explosion: Change in plans proved to be blessing


Richmond Hill resident Robert Stevenson talks about his home that was damaged by an explosion Saturday. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON

Southside resident Robert Stevenson and his wife returned home from date night Saturday to find their quiet neighborhood transformed.

Houses were destroyed, and debris littered the streets. Windows were smashed out, and siding was ripped off.

People were out in the streets, and police were everywhere.

Robert Stevenson, a Vietnam era Navy veteran, said he had never seen so much destruction before, including during his years of military service.

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