One woman taken to hospital after house explosion in Alger County

MUNISING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Alger County Sheriffs responded to the report of a house explosion on Old Indiantown Rd. in Munising Township Friday afternoon.

The structure had been totally disintegrated when emergency personal arrived at the scene. The lone occupant of the house was found lying underneath debris.

She was conscious and alert. She was taken away from the scene by Alger County EMS and transported to UP Health System Marquette.

Her condition is unknown at this time and her name is being withheld until the family can be notified.

The cause of the explosion is unknown at this time. The incident is being investigated by the Alger County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan State Police Fire Marshal.

Sheriffs were assisted at the scene by Alger County EMS, Munising Township Fire Department, and the City of Munising Fire Department.

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