1 dead after house explosion in suburban Wichita

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DERBY, Kan. (AP) – Sedgwick County fire officials say one person has been found dead after a house exploded in suburban Wichita.

Fire Division Chief Kip Hiebert says the house exploded Monday evening in southeast Sedgwick County east of Derby.

The victim’s identity has not been confirmed.

The cause of the explosion and fire is under investigation.

Hiebert says multiple crews helped at the scene and there is no danger of more explosions at the scene.

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