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Authorities responding to home explosion in Copperas Cove early Friday morning

Copperas Cove home explosion
Posted at 9:17 AM, May 24, 2024


COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KXXV) — A home explosion investigation is underway in Copperas Cove along E. Blancas Drive and N. Main Street.

Fire Chief Gary Young tells Neighborhood Reporter Adam Schindler dispatchers received a call at 6:22 Friday morning.

Copperas Cove Fire Chief talks about home explosion
Fire Chief Gary Young talks to 25 News about Copperas Cove home explosion.

Young says the debris field around the single-family home indicates an explosion, though the source is still under investigation.

It's unclear if anyone was home at the time, but Young says no injuries have been reported.

The investigation will keep the area of E. Blancas Drive and N. Main Street closed Friday to traffic and pedestrians.

Aerial footage of the home explosion:

Aerial footage of house explosion in Copperas Cove


COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KXXV) — Authorities are responding and investigating a home explosion Friday morning in Copperas Cove.

Home explosion in Copperas Cove
The aftermath of a home explosion in Copperas Cove

The Copperas Cove Fire and Police Departments are investigating the area of E. Blancas Drive and N. Main Street.

Authorities are asking drivers to find an alternate route for this area.

This is a developing story. More information will be released as it is made available.