Local 4 has learned a deadly house explosion in Bloomfield Township has claimed the life of an 83-year-old woman inside.

The explosion happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday on Long Lake Road and Telegraph Road.

Neighbors as far as a half-mile away said they could hear the blast.

Investigators said the cause of the blast was likely a natural gas explosion.

The woman was pulled from the remnants of the house early Sunday morning and later died at the hospital.

Her name has not been released yet.