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Fire, explosion at Lee's Summit house injures one

One person was injured Saturday night in an explosion and house fire in Lee’s Summit.

Multiple callers reported the explosion and fire about 7:30 p.m. at a residence in the 1700 block of Silkwood Lane.

When firefighters arrived, flames were coming from the basement garage and the bedroom area of the split-level, single-family home. The occupants were already outside.

One person was taken by ambulance, but the extent of injuries was not available.

The fire was declared under control about 8:10 p.m. and damage was reported to be extensive.

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