Willard: House Explodes Into Flames, One Fatality

Willard, OH- A house explodes in Huron County and one person was found dead in the rubble and debris by firefighters.  The body has been sent to the Lucas County Coroner for cause of death and identification.

An explosion and fire destroyed a house early today in north-central Ohio's Huron County.

Firefighters were concerned that a victim was left in rubble were digging through debris.

The home was in flames when the Willard Fire Department responded about 2AM. Fire Captain Max Helton says the search was to determine whether a man living there may have become a victim and if a gas leak might be the cause.

Investigators with the state fire marshal's office are assisting.