House explodes on Block Island

A house on Hazel Swamp Road exploded early Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (The Block Island Times)

A house exploded early Tuesday morning on Block Island.

The Block Island Times reported that the house on Franklin Swamp Road blew up at about 5:30 a.m.

The house was empty, and there were no injuries, the newspaper reported.

Debris was scattered all over the yard.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.

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