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No injuries in suburban house explosion

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LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. --- No one was injured but a home was destroyed in an explosion Wednesday afternoon in Libertyville.

Emergency crews were called to the home near Sunnyview Road and IL Route 137 around 2:30 p.m..

When sheriff’s deputies arrived they found the home "sustained major structural damage. "

Residents have been allowed return to their homes.

Westbound Route 137 in the area remains open.  Eastbound Route 137 in the area is reduced to one lane.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

This is a developing story.  Check back for details.

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