Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2022-05-27 12:58:21 –
Pottstown, Pennsylvania. —Pennsylvania officials say five people were killed and two were injured after a house exploded 40 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
ABC News Affiliate WPVI and NBC News Affiliate WGAL reported that Pottstown Autonomous Region manager Justin Keller said at a press conference on Friday that the explosion occurred around 8 pm Thursday.
The press reported that the two had been taken to a local hospital.
One of the injured was seriously but stable, and the second victim was operated on Friday, according to media outlets.
The names of the victims were not disclosed and the cause of the explosion was not disclosed.
The New York Times reported that the Pottstown school district canceled classes on Friday.