Multiple people were seriously injured after a home exploded in Meade County, police said.According to Brandenburg Police Chief Brian Haag, a house in the 900 block of Old Ekron Road exploded Thursday just before noon. When crews arrived, they found four people in the front yard, two adults and two juveniles, with serious injuries, he said. We’re told they had a lot of burns, but were conscious at the scene.All four were taken to hospital either by air or ground.Haag said there are several agencies on scene investigating the explosion and making sure the area is safe. The home, which police said was a rental property, is a total loss.There does not appear to be damage to the one neighboring home.At this point, we do not know what caused the explosion, but believe the victims were all asleep inside when it happened.Once LG&E can manages the natural gas in the area, investigators will go inside the home.

Multiple people were seriously injured after a home exploded in Meade County, police said.

According to Brandenburg Police Chief Brian Haag, a house in the 900 block of Old Ekron Road exploded Thursday just before noon.

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When crews arrived, they found four people in the front yard, two adults and two juveniles, with serious injuries, he said. We’re told they had a lot of burns, but were conscious at the scene.

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All four were taken to hospital either by air or ground.

Haag said there are several agencies on scene investigating the explosion and making sure the area is safe. The home, which police said was a rental property, is a total loss.

There does not appear to be damage to the one neighboring home.

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At this point, we do not know what caused the explosion, but believe the victims were all asleep inside when it happened.

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Once LG&E can manages the natural gas in the area, investigators will go inside the home.

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