An explosion in South Main Harrisonburg VA strip mall is sparking conspiracy theories of insurance fraud. The explosion was so forceful residents from all sides of Harrisonburg VA reported feeling the shockwave it caused. Viral photos show the totaled Strip Mall engulfed in a massive fire.
The mystery behind the explosion at South Main Harrisonburg VA Strip Mall is what is fueling conspiracy theories of insurance fraud. There is strange vagueness behind what could caused a massive explosion.
The first thought was that a gas leak caused the explosion, but officials have reportedly confirmed there were no leaking gas lines. So what caused it?
One conspiracy theory is that the South Harrisonburg VA Strip Mall was losing money, so someone in power decided to destroy it and reap the benefits of a total loss insurance settlement. Multiple reports say the city has already deemed the explosion at South Main Harrisonburg VA strip mall a total loss.
Usually in a total loss settlement the insurance company pays out a large lump sum to cover the cost replacing the lost property. In some cases much more than you would get if you sold your property.
Hopefully there really was no foul play behind the explosion at South Main Harrisonburg VA strip mall. Three people are in serious condition from injuries sustained in the blast. Luckily there are no reported deaths.