3 flown to Dallas following house explosion

DAWSON, Texas (KETK/KWKT) - The Navarro County Office of Emergency Management reports five people have survived a house explosion in the city of Dawson.

Three were flown to a Dallas hospital, and the Navarro County Sheriff's Office said two were treated locally.

The explosion occurred in a house on Highway 31 at about 11:00 p.m. The blast shook nearby homes, but caused no damage to other structures.

Highway 31 was closed for a few hours, but was reopened around 1:30 a.m. Friday.

The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.

There was some fire damage to the area.

Dawson is located in Navarro County on Highway 31 east about 20 miles southwest of Corsicana.


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