Update from the LPFD:
Around 2:55 pm Loves Park fire was dispatched to a house explosion.
No explosion occurred but there was a trailer fire. The fire was controlled in about 10 min.
Once the fire was controlled an interior search was done and 4 pets were recovered.
2 alive 2 deceased.
Per Asst. Chief Conley, a gas explosion has been ruled out.
Reports of an explosion inside a residence in loves park around 3 pm today. It happened around 2:55 pm today near 5012 Cobblestone
(In Forest Hills Village)
Reports of an explosion inside a residence in the 500 block of Cobblestone.
Reports of an explosion then smoke and flames were visible coming from the residence. Unknown on the cause of the possible explosion.
No reports of injuries at the time of writing this.
Several emergency personnel from LPFD and NPFD are en route.
UPDATE: No flames are visible, but smoke is showing from the front door. They are hearing animals inside the residence. unknown if it is occupied.
UPDATE #2: Animals have been rescued, reports of 2 of them did not make it (Unconfirmed). No humans injured or killed. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.
Update #3 Linnea said “Only 1 out of 4 dogs survived the fire.😭😭those were my babies!”