LANCASTER, Pa. — Authorities say a blast believed to have been a gas explosion leveled a Pennsylvania home, killing one utility worker and injuring two other employees.
A coroner was called to the scene after the explosion reported at about 12:15 p.m. Sunday in Manor Township near Millersville in Lancaster County.
UGI Utilities spokesman Joseph Swope said that one worker was killed and two others were injured. One was taken to a hospital. Swope said the workers were responding to reports of a gas odor in the neighborhood.
Rescue workers said a resident was evacuated from the home before the explosion.
The name of the worker who was killed wasn’t immediately released. The conditions of the injured workers weren’t immediately clear.