WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A woman was reportedly found dead after a house exploded in Williamson County early Friday morning.
Chief Brad Kessler told News 2 the Arrington Fire Department were dispatched at 2:37 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 to a report of a home explosion with a risk of exposure to other structures and damaged vehicles in the 5000 block of Wilson Pike following a 911 call from a neighbor.
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When Arrington crews arrived at the scene, they found a fully-involved structure fire. While battling the blaze and searching the house, Kessler said first responders discovered one occupant who had died.
According to Kessler, members of Williamson Fire-Rescue and Williamson County Fire/Rescue also responded to the scene, but personnel didn’t leave until about 8 a.m.
No other buildings were damaged in the blaze, Kessler said.
“Everything is indicating a leak in the propane tank but it is still early in the investigation,” Williamson County Sheriff Dusty Rhoades told News 2 when asked about the cause of the explosion.
No additional details have been released about this incident.
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