Grand Haven Tribune: Suspected propane gas explosion destroys Allegan County home

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Suspected propane gas explosion destroys Allegan County home

WZZM-TV • Feb 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM

CASCO TOWNSHIP - South Haven Area Emergency Services said a suspected propane gas explosion and fire destroyed a house in Casco Township Sunday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to the explosion on 104th Avenue near 60th Street at 12:30 p.m.  

There was one female inside the residence, and she was brought to the Bronson Burn and Wound Center in Kalamazoo.

Firefighters from Clyde, Columbia, Ganges and Lee Townships also assisted in the response. 

Search suspended for northern Michigan teen who fell through ice

SLYVAN TWP. – Police called off the search for a teenager who fell through ice on the Muskegon River in the northern Lower Peninsula, according to the Associated Press.

Dylan Shaw of Evart fell into the river in Sylvan Township along with two other teens on Thursday, but Shaw was unable to reach shore, the AP reports.

The search was suspended until weather and river conditions changed.

The Osceloa County Sheriff’s Office punched holes in the ice and used sonar equipment in an attempt to locate Shaw, but there was no sign of Shaw’s body. 

Driver swerves for a deer, hits rock and ends up in creek bed

GRAND RAPIDS - A 20-year-old male driver from Holland lost control of his vehicle Saturday, Feb. 9, after swerving for a deer and striking a large rock causing his vehicle to overturn into a frozen creek bed, according to police.

Mecosta County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrived to the scene of the crash at 20th Avenue north of 9 Mile Road in Wheatland Township at 11:26 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release.

The driver and both passengers, a 20-year-old male from Grand Rapids and an 18-year-old female from Rockford, were transported to McLaren Central Michigan hospital in Mount Pleasant with what police described as non-life threatening injuries.

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