House explosion injures 3 people in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Three people have been hospitalized following a house explosion in Columbus, according to our news partners WBNS-TV.

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The incident was reported around 8:15 a.m. at a home in the 400 block of North 20th Street, the station reports.

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Two of the victims were transported to an Ohio State University hospital and are in critical condition, according to the station and a tweet from the Columbus Division of Fire. The condition of the third victim wasn’t available.

Firefighters are currently digging through the debris to look for more potential victims, the station reports.

Investigators are also working to determine the cause of the explosion.

We’ll update this story as new details become available.

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