Mahomen, MN- Duluth Truth News – Authorities are investigating an explosion that flattened a house in MahnomenCounty.

No one was home when natural gas exploded and destroyed the house in Island Lake Township about 4:50 p.m. Wednesday.

The Mahnomen County sheriff’s office says the house belonged to a man from rural Lengby, which is about 35 miles west of Bemidji.