House explosion claims life

December 27, 2018

CHAMBERS — A woman was reported to have been killed as a result of a house explosion here Sunday.

A spokeswoman for the Holt County Sheriff’s Office said a house did explode Sunday in Chambers, but she didn’t have any other details available.

She said the incident was being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Alyssa Sanders, who handles media inquiries for the state fire marshal, said the incident was the result of a propane explosion.

The name of the deceased person and other details would need to be released by Holt County Attorney Brent Kelly, she said.

A call to his office on Wednesday afternoon was not immediately returned.

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