Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 11, 2013

Authorities say 2 hurt in W.Va. house explosion

Associated Press

FOLLANSBEE — Authorities say at least two people have been injured in an early morning house explosion in Brooke County.

It happened Friday morning in Follansbee’s Hooverson Heights neighborhood.

Deputy Emergency Management Director Marlene Whitco tells media outlets she’s unsure about the nature of the explosion, but she says residents are not being evacuated.

Authorities had no further details.