911 calls started just after 2 p.m. Tuesday, reporting the fire near Searle Avenue. When firefighters arrived, they found an 8 year old boy and an adult with 1st degree burns inside the home.
Firefighters say a window had been broken out, and that might have been the explosion neighbors reported hearing. Investigators say the 8 year old was home alone when the fire started. The cause has not yet been determined.