COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WFFT) -- One person died and two more were injured after a warehouse exploded Saturday morning.
Indiana State Police spokesperson Sgt. Brian Walker says authorities responded to 515 N. Line St.in Columbia City at about 9 a.m. and found the building engulfed in flames.
Walker says three people were in the building at the time.
Two people escaped with minor injuries.
Walker says a third person was found dead inside.
He says it appears to be a natural gas explosion.
I’m in Columbia City where police and fire have responded to a building explosion on N Line St.
ISP says they believe three people were in the building. One is dead and two other escaped with minor injuries.
N Line St near Diplomat Dr will likely be closed for a few more hours. pic.twitter.com/9yGTGvmJey
— Drew Frey (@DFreyFox55) May 22, 2021
State police are investigating the death.
N. Line Street is expected to be closed until 5 or 6 p.m.
One person dead and two injured after an apparent natural gas explosion at this warehouse in Columbia City this morning. pic.twitter.com/8TkSdOuvGj
— Andy Paras (@AndyParas) May 22, 2021
FOX 55 News will continue to update this story as more details are released.