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Sheriff: Marquette County house explodes, multiple people injured

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TOWN OF MONTELLO, Wis. - A home in rural Marquette County exploded Sunday morning, injuring multiple people inside, Marquette County Sheriff Kim Gaffney said.

Gaffney said dispatchers received a call of a house exploding at around 8:37 a.m. at W1755 White Lake Ct. in the town of Montello.

Upon arrival, deputies found the home's occupants outside; they suffered from non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital, the sheriff said.

Deputies did not give an exact number of how many people were inside the home and were injured.

"The home appears to be severely damaged from what looks like an explosion," Gaffney said.

Gaffney said Marquette County deputies and the Montello Fire Department are investigating the incident Sunday afternoon.

Check back for updates.

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