Propane leak suspected in home explosion that injures 5

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A weekend explosion at a Fairbanks home left five people injured.

Alaska State Troopers just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday received a call of the explosion at a home on Rosie Creek Road west of the city.

No fire broke out afterward.

Emergency medical responders moved five people to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Two were seriously injured.

Troopers say a propane leak appears to be the cause of the explosion.

The state fire marshal is investigating.

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