One person is dead in Itawamba County house explosion


TREMONT, Miss. (WCBI)- One person is dead after a house exploded in Itawamba County.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, five departments responded to a house fire call on State Line Road in Tremont.

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Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford told WCBI, Sandy Hutson died in the blaze.

Her husband, Wendell Hutson, was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo with critical injuries.

The house was determined a total loss.

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of the explosion.

We will have more information as it becomes available.