- Associated Press - Monday, August 14, 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - An explosion that was heard from miles away has leveled a house in southeast Lincoln.

The home appeared to be nearly leveled by the explosion, which happened about 4:30 p.m. Monday.

It wasn’t clear if anyone was injured in the explosion or the cause of the blast.

Residents reported hearing the explosion from other parts of Lincoln, and a smoke plume was visible from miles away.

Police were asking people to stay away from the area.


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