Officials say two people were killed in a house explosion in Newton County.
Coroner Danny Shoemaker tells The Clarion-Ledger that an 81-year-old man and 78-year-old woman died in the explosion Saturday night.
Irven Skinner, a fire official, told WTOK-TV that it was a very large explosion and the house was blown completely flat.
Skinner says the explosion was likely caused by a propane leak around the fireplace.
The two victims were husband and wife
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