2 adults, 3 kids hospitalized after Nashwauk home explodes

Nashwauk house explosion
Nashwauk house explosion(Friends of the Northland FireWire)
Published: Feb. 9, 2023 at 12:36 PM CST
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NASHWAUK, MN. (Northern News Now) - Two adults and three children were hospitalized after their home exploded in Nashwauk Wednesday night.

According to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to a home on County Road 540 around 8:28 p.m.

The five people, and one dog, inside the home at the time were able to make it out on their own and went to a neighbors’ house.

The neighbor declined an interview.

However, they said off camera that the scene was shocking and terrifying, but they are thankful that the family made it out.

The victims were first taken to hospitals in Grand Rapids and Hibbing.

Three of them were then taken to the Hennepin Medical Center in the Twin Cities to be treated for severe burns.

Their conditions are unknown as of Thursday afternoon.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.