House Explosion In Pennsylvania Kills 1 Worker, Injures 1

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a blast believed to have been a gas explosion leveled a Pennsylvania home, killing one utility worker and injuring at least one other employee.

A coroner was called to the scene after the explosion reported at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday in Manor Township near Millersville in Lancaster County.

UGI Director of Business Development Steven Cook confirmed that one worker was killed and another injured. He said the workers were responding to reports of a gas odor in the neighborhood.

Rescue workers said a resident was evacuated from the home before the explosion.

The name of the worker who was killed wasn’t immediately released. The condition of the injured worker wasn’t immediately clear.

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