Woman hears explosion before house fire

Woman hears explosion before house fire

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A woman rushed out of her house after she heard an explosion.

When she came outside, she saw flames pouring out of her home on Palmetto Avenue near Breedlove Street.

Firefighters heard more explosions when they arrived. The house next door then caught fire.

Firefighters said no one was hurt, but it took 30 firefighters to extinguish the flames.

Combustible items in the back of the house made the battle difficult for firefighters.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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