Du Quoin, Ill. (KSDK-TV) - Firefighters in DuQuoin, IL are investigating why a house exploded this morning.
Firefighters responded to the home on South Lake Drive around 9:30am after receiving 911 reports of an explosion.
Authorities say one person was killed in the explosion. Another person suffered a minor hand injury from flying glass. The cause of the blast is still under investigation.
The explosion caused structural damage to 10 to 15 homes. The fire department is working to determine if those homes are inhabitable.