Woman killed in house explosion/fire in Kitchener (update)

Woman killed in house explosion/fire in Kitchener (update)

Waterloo Regional Police say a woman has been killed in a explosion/fire at a home on Sprucedale Crescent  in Kitchener.

Police also say one man has been airlifted to hospital.

Ornge tells 570 NEWS ten people were in the home at the time.

Both police and fire officials say three homes were impacted.

The call came in just after 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Residents reported hearing an explosion first.

“I was sleeping. When I woke up, my painting beside my bed was swinging, and I woke up to a loud noise, my house shook,” Aiden Greenhalgh told 570 NEWS.

Greenhalgh who lives across from the scene, says he ran outside, where people were already calling 911.

Full article: KitchenerToday.com