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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Large explosion heard and felt several miles away was from house fire in Dubois County

DUBOIS COUNTY - JANUARY 22, 2024 - A large explosion that was felt for several miles including in Orange County according to emergency officials was from a house fire.

At least one man is missing following the explosion at a residence on South Hilham Road Monday evening.

Photos provided by Indiana State Police

Lost River Township Volunteer Fire Department that homes more than half mile away was damaged, with the explosion felt more than ten miles away.

Reports that a home exploded in the Hilham area in eastern Dubois County with multiple departments and agencies responded to the incident.

Dubois County Sheriffs Department, Indiana State Fire Marshals Office will be investigating the incident.

At this time no other Information is available. Lawrence County will try to update the story when more information becomes available.

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Located at 1416 James Avenue Bedford, Indiana

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