Two hurt after home explodes in Calumet County

Published: Oct. 10, 2018 at 9:53 AM CDT
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Two people were hurt after a home exploded in Calumet County Wednesday morning.

The explosion happened about 8 a.m. on Fire Lane 12 in the Town of Harrison.

The owner was not home at the time of the explosion. Two females in nearby homes were injured. Those injuries are not considered life threatening, officials say.

Several neighbors were evacuated. Officials have shut off the gas to people in the block.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation. Officials do not believe the cause is criminal in nature.

Action 2 News has received several calls and reports from people who heard the explosion in Appleton, Darboy, Wrightstown, Kaukauna and Hilbert.

One caller said her home shook. Others reported hearing a boom.

"Shook our house in Kaukauna. Thought it was a sonic boom," said WBAY Facebook fan Craig Barker.

Fire Lane 12 is located east of the North Shore Golf Club.

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