One Killed,Three Hurt In Home Explosion

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(KAKE) -- One person was killed, and three people have been hospitalized and the home they were in destroyed, after a home explosion near Cheney Lake.

The incident happened at about 12:15 Sunday in a home in the 25800 block of Outwest Road.

When firefighters arrived fire and smoke was visible. The man was reportedly in the basement of the home when he turned on the furnace and there was an explosion.

Two of the three victims were taken to the hospital in serious condition, one was taken by air ambulance to a Wichita hospital.

The home located near Cheney Lake was destroyed.

Pretty Prairie, Cheney, and Haven fire crews assisted in dousing the flames.