UPDATE: Butte College student injured in explosion, fire

Jul 11, 2015 10:34 PM by Cecile Juliette

A Butte College student has been injured in an explosion and subsequent fire. According to Chico Police, Ahmed Fargharly, 25, was found outside his apartment shortly after the explosion occured around 12:30pm Saturday. They say the explosion originated in his unit at 725 Nord Avenue. No other injuries were reported. Fargharly is listed in 'stable' condition, and is expected to survive. The cause of the explosion, which blew out the window in his unit on the first floor, is under investigation.


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