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Photos show damage from northwest Houston blast that killed two

Damage inside a home in northwest Houston
Damage inside a home in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)

HOUSTON – At least two people were killed in an early-morning explosion at a business in northwest Houston, according to officials.

Police said the blast happened around 4:20 a.m. near Gessner Road and Clay Road.

Several homes in the area were damaged, including shattered windows and broken doors.

Photos show significant damage to Watson Grinding & Manufacturing, the site of the explosion.

Scroll below to view photos of the damage to the business and surrounding homes.

Damage at the site of the explosion:

Explosion in northwest Houston
Explosion in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
Damage caused by early-morning explosion
Damage caused by early-morning explosion (KPRC 2)
Damage from blast
Damage from blast (KPRC 2)
Image of damage caused by early-morning explosion in northwest Houston
Image of damage caused by early-morning explosion in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
Damage from the blast
Damage from the blast (KPRC 2)
Explosion damage
Explosion damage (KPRC 2)
Damage from explosion
Damage from explosion (KPRC 2)
Damage from explosion
Damage from explosion (KPRC 2)
The blast happened around 4:20 a.m. Friday morning.
The blast happened around 4:20 a.m. Friday morning. (KPRC 2)

Damage to homes and businesses in the area:

Damage inside a home in northwest Houston
Damage inside a home in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
Damage inside a home in northwest Houston
Damage inside a home in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
Damage to a home in northwest Houston
Damage to a home in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
Damage to a home in northwest Houston
Damage to a home in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
Damage to a home in northwest Houston
Damage to a home in northwest Houston (KPRC 2)
A garage door is seen damaged at a home in northwest Houston after an explosion that rocked the area Jan. 24, 2020.
A garage door is seen damaged at a home in northwest Houston after an explosion that rocked the area Jan. 24, 2020. (KPRC)
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston.
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston. (KPRC 2)
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston.
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston. (KPRC 2)
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston.
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston. (KPRC 2)
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston.
A KPRC 2 viewer shared these photos of damage to a home in northwest Houston. (KPRC 2)

A Twitter user took to the social media platform to share the damage to his home caused by the explosion.

Several businesses in the area also sustained damage.

Businesses damaged by the blast
Businesses damaged by the blast (KPRC 2)
Building damaged in the blast
Building damaged in the blast (KPRC 2)