Metro-East News

Jefferson County home leveled in an explosion

A Brynes Mill house was leveled on Sunday night in a mighty explosion, a KMOV report said.

Around 6 p.m., emergency crews responded to the home in the 3700th block of Clearview Drive. According to the report, large smoke could be seen coming from Highway 30.

Both the cause of the explosion and whether anyone was inside the home were both unknown at the time of the report.

On Sunday night, Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak tweeted that a fire investigator and crime scene detective were headed to the scene to investigate.

Hana Muslic: 618-239-2626, @h_muslic