Explosion confirmed at home in River Park

Emergency crews responded to an explosion at a home on South 24th Street in the River Park neighborhood.

Crews received the call at approximately 7:25 p.m. Monday.

Officials say the explosion was caused by a Kerosene tank, but the explosion did not cause a fire in the home. 

The explosion ripped off a portion of the home’s front porch and caused facial burns on the female resident. 

Despite her injuries, the female was not transported to the hospital. 

This incident is still under investigation. 

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