Home explosion being investigated in Independence Co.

SOUTHSIDE, AR (KAIT) – Independence County officials are currently investigating the cause of a home explosion.

Southside fire officials say the home at 100 Finch Street exploded Wednesday morning.  No one was inside the home at the time and no one was injured.

The home is a total loss.

One person living at the residence was leaving the home when it exploded, according to fire officials.

The cause of the explosion has not been determined, but the fire at the scene has been contained.

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