A garage explosion in Channahon left a woman and child homeless.
The explosion happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night near 242nd and South Burr road.
Part of a wall was blown out and pieces of the garage door were in the street.
A woman and child were inside the house, but managed to get out before firefighters arrived.
The woman was taken to the hospital, but her injuries are not life-threatening.
The cause of the explosion is unknown.