Service Specialist of Dane County says they replaced a cracked furnace with a brand new one at 1139 Coral Drive in the City of Sun Prairie. The company president says they're working with authorities to determine a cause of Tuesday's home explosion.More >>
Residents in need of assistance are encouraged to contact the American Red Cross Badger Chapter at 877-618-6628.More >>
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- The Dane County Coroner has identified the man who was killed in a home explosion.
The victim is 26-year-old Andrew John Manley.
Preliminary autopsy results show Manley died of the injuries he sustained in the explosion.
UW Hospital says the two other people hurt, Steven Slack is listed in fair condition and Lindsey Stephany is listed in good condition.
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Some Sun Prairie residents near a fatal home explosion on Coral Drive have been allowed to return to their homes to get necessary items but then had to leave again. If you live on Pearl Lane, Garnet Drive, Coral Drive, or Beech Street, you are asked to call the Sun Prairie Police Department to find out if you can re-enter your home.
Fourteen homes are on limited access. Residents in these homes will be escorted by a firefighter to get any essentials in their house and likely won't be able to return permanently until at least tomorrow. People who can return to their homes won't be allowed to drive. Crews are working to restore the natural gas at this time. The Red Cross is helping displaced families.
Officials suspect natural gas is the cause of the explosion.
One person is confirmed dead, and two other needed to be taken to the hospital non-life threatening injuries. One was listed in fair condition late Tuesday afternoon.
School was canceled Tuesday at Westside Elementary on Buena Vista Drive.
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Officials suspect natural gas is the cause of the one-story house explosion that left one man dead and two others injured Tuesday morning.
Debris from the explosion hangs from the trees and is scattered across the street in the Sun Prairie neighborhood on Coral Drive.
We Energies has shut off natural gas in a one-block area surrounding the house. Homes in that area have also been evacuated, starting at about 3:30 this morning. Residents of those homes were being taken to West Side Elementary School, but have been moved to Sunshine Place.
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Authorities say one man has died in the early morning house explosion.
Another man and one woman were injured. They were taken to UW Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
The identities of the victims have not been released.
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Dane County authorities are on scene where a house was leveled after 3:00 a.m.
Emergency crews are at the 1100 block of Coral Drive in Sun Prairie.
Neighbors say three people resided in house and one female made it out.
Neighbors have also found debris from the home is scattered a couple of blocks away.
Stay with 27 News on into Wake Up Wisconsin for more live updates.
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Local emergency crews are responding to the report of a house explosion in Sun Prairie near the intersection of Coral Drive and Pearl Lane.
Authorities have evacuated neighbors within a one-block radius.
There are reports that three victims were inside the house. The coroner has been called to the scene.
Stay with 27 News and to WKOW.com for more information as it becomes available.
Can't Find Something?
5727 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI 53719
News Tips: 608-273-2727 or firstname.lastname@example.org