One dead, four others injured in a local home explosion
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky— Family members are picking up the pieces today in a local community. A home explosion rocked a Calloway County neighborhood last night leaving one dead and four others injured.
Tim Story's family was inside this house when it exploded last night. Story said his brother, Marty, was trying to light the pilot light on a space heater.
Story said, "Then all of a sudden it exploded and Kenneth was right over the stove when it happened."
Kenneth died instantly, four other people were injured and their home is destroyed.
Story said his brother, Marty, did everything he could to get his family to safety.
"He saw blocks and stuff laying on top of Melissa and my Aunt so he got the blocks off of them and turned around to go back into the house and he met Junior...As he turned around to go get Paps..The house collapsed... so he couldn't get back in," said Story.
Story said you never know when your life will suddenly change.
Story said the situation is surreal.
Grieving over his loss, but praying his other four family members will be okay.
"Oh yeah, we'll make it through it. Always get through it," said Story.
Story said his brother, Marty, was released from Vanderbilt hospital today. The other three survivors are in the burn unit at Vanderbilt. The home is a total loss.