One man killed after house explosion
Blast destroys home in North Georgia, kills a man; only propane tank survived.
White County, GA (WSB) – One man was killed Friday morning in a house explosion in north Georgia.
The blast and fire destroyed the home in White County and scattered debris.
About only thing that was left intact was the propane tank.
According to fire officials, the blast damaged at eight other homes.
It was so powerful that people living miles away heard it and felt it.
Authorities say maintenance was recently done on the home’s heater.
They said a man in his 70’s went inside to check on the heat when the home exploded, killing him.
The Habersham Police Department is assisting the White County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation.