House explodes in Dawson County

DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. -- There were no reports of injuries in a house explosion in Dawson County Thursday afternoon.

It happened shortly after noon in the 1100 block of Wildwood Ct. The massive explosive completely leveled the home, which is located in a rural area of Dawson County. Neighbors said they heard a loud boom.

Dawson County Sheriff's Captain Wooten said the homeowner and his son weren't home when the explosion occurred.

Fire officials said they believe the house exploded due to the explosion of a propane tank.

The investigation is ongoing, officials aid.


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