Omaha (NE) Fire Department Responds to Home Explosion

According to a report from KETV, the Omaha (NE) Fire Department (OFD) responded to a reported home explosion in the northern section of the city near 16th and Evans Streets just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

OFD crews on scene brought the fire under control in about 12 minutes. Officials said investigators entered the home just before 11 p.m.

The damage to the exterior of the home was visible from the street.

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OFD investigators estimate the explosion caused about $56,000 in damage.

The cause is now under investigation.


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