Woman, daughter injured in home explosion in Kentucky

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Courtesy: WHAS

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a house explosion has injured a Kentucky woman and her 7-year-old daughter.

Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins told news outlets the explosion happened Wednesday night at a home near Leitchfield.

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He said the victims, Angela Young and her daughter, Johanna, were sent to a burn unit in Louisville.

Relatives say Angela Young suffered burns over her entire body and Johanna was burned on her back. They say the home’s propane tank had been refilled that afternoon.

The state fire marshal’s office is leading the investigation into what caused the explosion.