Blast Levels White County Home, Heard 10 Miles Awa...

Blast Levels White County Home, Heard 10 Miles Away
Created by kblakeslee on 4/29/2013 12:31:41 PM


BUFFALO, Ind. (AP) _ Northern Indiana officials say an explosion that leveled a house in White County shook homes and businesses for miles around and was heard up to 10 miles away.
 
  Buffalo Volunteer Fire Department Chief Greg Westerhouse tells WLFI-TV that Monday morning's explosion in the small town of Buffalo about 30 miles north of Lafayette left behind ``devastation.''
 
  Police said no one was injured by the blast, which spread insulation and debris across the area. Westerhouse says the State Fire Marshal's will investigate the explosion.
 
  A shop owner two miles from the blast told WLFI-TV the explosion rattled his shop's windows. 
 
  Westerhouse says residents within 8 to 10 miles said they heard the explosion. He says the home is believed to be a summer residence that was unoccupied.
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