The media reported that a large house exploded in the town of Wisconsin, killing one person, losing more than 1,000 people and firing debris throughout the block.
NS explosion According to the sheriff’s office, it shook a small community in Jefferson County, about 45 miles west of Milwaukee, and expelled residents on Tuesday afternoon.
The sheriff’s office called the blast a “tragedy.”
Jefferson County Chief Deputy Geoffrey Parker told Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that two people lived in their homes, but another resident was not at home during the explosion just before 2 pm.
The videos and photos captured the devastating aftermath.
Daily Jefferson County Union and other media outlets reported that the explosion was believed to be the cause. Natural gas leak.. Residents from miles away reported feeling a “deafening explosion,” the newspaper reported.
Initially over 1,000 customers Lost power WISN reported that residents of the area of one square mile had been evacuated.
By the evening, most of the electricity had been restored and the residents were able to go home, the press reported.
The name of the murdered person was not announced on Tuesday.
A state fire marshal was under investigation, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
The sheriff’s office said the Red Cross had sent a team to help families affected by the explosion.