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N.Y. house explosion leaves six hurt, one missing

The Buffalo News reports that Tuesday morning's explosion occurred at a home in the rural Niagara County town of Wilson, on Lake Ontario 30 miles north of Buffalo.

By Associated Press / July 24, 2012



WILSON, N.Y.

At least six people reportedly have been injured and a girl is missing after an explosionlevels a home in western New York.

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The Buffalo News reports that Tuesday morning's explosion occurred at a home in the rural Niagara County town of Wilson, on Lake Ontario 30 miles north of Buffalo.

The newspaper reports that six people suffered injuries and firefighters are looking through the rubble of the home for a teenage girl who is missing.

Two medical helicopters and several fire departments responded to the blast, which occurred around 6:15 a.m.

Images posted on Buffalo media websites show smoking debris where the house stood.

A sheriff's office dispatcher says no other information is immediately available.

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