Blast levels home in St. Joseph

An explosion leveled a home Tuesday morning in St. Joseph.

Police received several reports of an explosion about 9:30 a.m. at a home near the corner of Prospect Avenue and Poulin Street.

“It was blown completely off the foundation,” neighbor Billy Ashford said.

St. Joseph police said three people were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were called in to help investigate what caused the blast.

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