1 Killed, 1 Injured When House Explodes In Destin

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

1 killed, 1 injured when house explodes in Destin

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities in northwest Florida are investigating a house explosion that killed one person and injured another.

Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley says the explosion appears to have been a "freak and tragic accident." He tells the Northwest Florida Daily News that investigators are focusing on acetylene torches that were rented to do work on the house.

The explosion happened Saturday night in Destin.

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