Grand Lake home explosion overnight kills 1, another in serious condition |

Grand Lake home explosion overnight kills 1, another in serious condition

A home on Mad Moose Lane in Grand Lake catches fire and explodes early Sunday. Courtesy photo/Grand County Sheriff’s Office

A home in Grand Lake caught fire and exploded overnight, according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, killing one person and seriously injuring another.

At 12:30 a.m. Sunday, authorities received a report of a structure fire and possible explosion on Mad Moose Lane near Grand Lake.

By the time emergency services arrived on the scene, they found the home was a total loss, according to local authorities.

One of the home’s residents was initially unaccounted for, but has since been considered a fatality, according to Lt. Dan Mayer, spokesperson for the sheriff’s office. Another resident was found to be seriously injured and transported to a hospital in Denver.

Crews extinguished the fire at around 4 a.m. and are continuing an investigation into the cause of the fire and explosion.

This story is developing.

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