Explosion and fire destroys home

CREATED Dec. 29, 2013

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MILWAUKEE – An explosion and fire destroyed one home and damaged two more Sunday morning. It happened in a neighborhood near 79th Street and Bobolink around 1:30 a.m.

Firefighters said the fire is under control. According to other people living in that area, only one of the homes was occupied. That family is being helped by the Red Cross.

One person in the neighborhood suffered a fainting spell, but no other injuries were reported.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.