Military Plane Crash Destroys Three Homes

A military plane crashed into homes in an Imperial Valley neighborhood about two hours southeast of San Diego County Wednesday afternoon, officials confirmed.

The pilot safely ejected from the plane before it crashed, officials said, and no civilians on the ground were injured. Three homes were destroyed in the crash.

The American Red Cross told NBC News that 5 families have been displaced (a total of 22 people). The emergency organization also said chemicals at the site are being handled by military haz mat crews, who also put in a request with American Red Cross to talk to the affected families.

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