Fire explosion destroys Calloway County home


WPSD Reporters

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky.— Quick thinking neighbors helped an elderly man escape an afternoon explosion at his home in the 100 block of Tina Drive.

Calloway County Fire-Rescue Chief Tommy Morgan says they got the call around 12:20 Saturday afternoon. When firefighters arrived, they found the back of the house blown out. The elderly man did not suffer serious injury.

There is no confirmed cause at this time, though no foul play is suspected. The State Fire Marshal is investigating.