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1 dead in Wisconsin house explosion

An explosion has killed one person, injured two others and reduced a house to rubble in a southern Wisconsin community.

Debris from the explosion hangs from the trees and is scattered across the street in the Sun Prairie neighborhood, about 15 miles northeast of Madison.

Residents were evacuated the neighborhood following the explosion about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Several residents reported a strong odor of natural gas, and utility We Energies has shut off gas service in the area.

There's no immediate word on the conditions of the injured.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — An explosion has killed one person, injured two others and reduced a house to rubble in a southern Wisconsin community.

Debris from the explosion hangs from the trees and is scattered across the street in the Sun Prairie neighborhood, about 15 miles northeast of Madison.

Residents were evacuated the neighborhood following the explosion about 3:30 a.m. Friday.

Several residents reported a strong odor of natural gas, and utility We Energies has shut off gas service in the area.

There's no immediate word on the conditions of the injured.

(This version corrects to Tuesday.)

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