Connect With Us
                     

NEWS

 

Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Iowa house explosion

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Oct 31 2013 2:45PM

GLADBROOK, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been killed and a man injured following a house explosion in central Iowa.

Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera says a body was recovered Thursday from inside the house in rural Gladbrook, located several miles northeast of Marshalltown.

 Ron Humphrey with the State Fire Marshal's Office says the woman lived in the home. The man was a repairman. Investigators believe he was fixing a furnace before the explosion.

 The man has been transported to an Iowa City hospital. His condition is not available.

 Authorities have not released more information about the Thursday morning explosion. The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause.

Filed Under :
Topics : Law_Crime
10/31/2013 2:46PM
Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Iowa house explosion
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
On Air Now
Kix Listener Club
Recent Posts
Marshalltown to host Waukee Friday night.
Latest crop report for Iowa looks good.
Marshalltown boys golf team competes in Valley tourney.
Marshalltown City Council meets.
High school volleyball results.
Tag Cloud
No Tags Found !
Categories 
Archives