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Explosion levels White County, IN home

Update: Officials say fire, blast intentional

The Indiana State Marshall is investigating a house fire and explosion that investigators now believe was intentional.

The area, on County Road 800 N near Shafer Drive, where there used to be a home is now covered only in insulation and debris from an explosion Monday morning.

Investigators say the call came in around 8 am. When crews arrived on the scene, they say all they found was the smoldering ruins of what used to be a house.

Crews confirmed no one was injured in the blast. Witnesses said they heard the blast from 10 miles away.

Investigators said they found things "they did not like" and they believe the fire and following explosion were intentional.

Investigators say although they haven't had luck making contact with the home's owner yet, they do know the home was occupied only during the summer months.

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