Two Dead In Hancock County House Explosion

Authorities say two bodies were found in the rubble after a house exploded a little east of Bluffton.

The Bluffton Fire Department responded to the report of a house explosion at 2275 State Route 103, between State Route 235 and Interstate 75, around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The house was completely leveled in the explosion, which happened around 6 o’clock Wednesday night.

The explosion could be heard and felt miles away.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

Assisting at the scene were the Southwestern Hancock Joint Fire District,  the State Fire Marshals Office, Bluffton EMS and Hanco EMS.