Blast levels house in Texas

Blast levels house in Texas

LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) — An explosion has destroyed a home and scattered debris throughout the surrounding neighborhood in North Texas.

Authorities are trying to determine what led to the blast early this afternoon in Lewisville, about 20 miles northwest of Dallas.

Lewisville Fire Department officials did not immediately respond to phone calls seeking comment by The Associated Press. There were no immediate reports of casualties. It was not clear who owned the home.

Nearby streets were closed as a precaution as firefighters sprayed water on the smoldering debris.

Further details were not immediately available.

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