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PHOTOS: House explosion in Madison

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Home explosion Sept. 13, 2017 in Madison. Photo by John Castro. Home explosion Sept. 13, 2017 in Madison. Photo by John Castro.
Home explosion Sept. 13, 2017 in Madison. Photo by John Castro. Home explosion Sept. 13, 2017 in Madison. Photo by John Castro.
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  • DRONE VIDEO: House explosion aftermath

    DRONE VIDEO: House explosion aftermath

    Drone video of the house explosion on Stratton Way. WKOW photoDrone video of the house explosion on Stratton Way. WKOW photo

    Investigators continued their search today of a house that exploded Wednesday on Madison’s southwest side. Drone video shows the extent of the damage.

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    Investigators continued their search today of a house that exploded Wednesday on Madison’s southwest side. Drone video shows the extent of the damage.

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  • Neighbors describe what they heard and saw during house explosion

    Neighbors describe what they heard and saw during house explosion

    MADISON (WKOW) -- As investigators continue to make their way through the debris field after a house explosion, neighbors are sharing their accounts of what they saw and heard during the powerful blast.  It was an ordinary summer day on the 7800 block of Stratton Way in Madison's southwest side. 

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    MADISON (WKOW) -- As investigators continue to make their way through the debris field after a house explosion, neighbors are sharing their accounts of what they saw and heard during the powerful blast.  It was an ordinary summer day on the 7800 block of Stratton Way in Madison's southwest side. 

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A home on Madison's southwest side was leveled by an explosion Wednesday afternoon.

A neighbor, John Castro, lives only a block away and photographed what was left of the house.

Fire Chief Steven A. Davis said the house at  7806 Stratton Way.was completely destroyed.

The first firefighting units arrived at 2:04 p.m. and noted that the structure was a total loss, Davis said.

Follow our continuing updated coverage HERE.

Below: Wednesday evening news conference.

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