Deadly house explosion in Luzerne County

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DORRANCE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A recovery effort is underway after a deadly house explosion in Luzerne County early Friday morning.

First responders were called to a home along Alberdeen Road in Dorrance Township just after 1:30 a.m. Friday.

Several residents in the Mountain Top area reported hearing and feeling the explosion.

The coroner says a woman was found dead in the debris. A male victim was able to make his way out of the home and was transported to the hospital. One adult is still missing.

The cause of the deadly explosion is under investigation in Luzerne County.

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