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One person injured in Butler County house explosion

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office and fire crews from Rose Hill and Augusta have responded to reports of a house explosion, northeast of Rose Hill.

The explosion happened shortly after 3:15 p.m. Monday at 155th and SW Indianola Road, officials said.

At least one person has been injured and rushed to Via Christi Hospital at St. Francis, said Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet.

The cause has yet to be determined, Herzet said.

The Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office will be investigating.

Beccy Tanner: 316-268-6336, @beccytanner

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