DEKALB COUNTY, Ill. — A home in DeKalb County was destroyed and a woman was injured after an explosion on Tuesday afternoon.
Crews from the Paw Paw Fire Protection District were working the scene in the 5800 block of Goble Road and confirmed the explosion to WGN-TV News. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, volunteer fire departments from neighboring towns also responded.
Smoke could be seen billowing from the pile of debris left behind after the explosion when SkyCam9 was over the scene around 3:15 p.m.
According to deputies, one woman was injured in the explosion and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, however, it is unclear how she sustained her injuries.
Crews have not provided details on what led to the explosion and it is currently unclear if anyone was injured.
According to deputies, the home runs on propane and not a line of natural gas, but it is unclear what triggered the explosion.
Deputies say the state fire marshal is now investigating the cause.
The devastating explosion comes a little over a week after a home in Woodstock exploded, damaging 20 buildings and displacing 22 people.