Body Found After Home Explosion 01 Mar 12

An unidentified body was found Tuesday in the remains of a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake that was destroyed by an explosion followed by a fire.

The Blomkest Fire Department was called to respond to a possible house explosion and fire located on 126th Avenue on the northeast side of Big Kandiyohi Lake.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office says they and the Minnesota Fire Marshall’s office were called to the scene to assist with an investigation.

While investigating, the body was found in the burned structure.

The fire marshal and the sheriff’s office are continuing the investigation.