Officials: House explodes, burns in Wasatch County; 1 injured

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HEBER CITY, Utah, Feb. 15, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A Wasatch County woman was injured Friday evening in a home explosion and fire.

Crews were notified at about 6:30 p.m. of the explosion, which happened in one Lake Pines Drive in Timber Lakes, about eight miles east of Heber City, officials say.

According to a Janet Carson, spokeswoman for the Wasatch County Fire Department, the home was engulfed when firefighters arrived, and a defensive attack was the only option.

At some point, the injured woman was pulled from the residence and taken to an area hospital for treatment. Additional information about her injuries was not available.

As of 10 p.m., firefighters were still trying to keep the flames from spreading. The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this story as information becomes available.

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