Couple’s new home explodes in central Wisconsin

Montello home explosion 7/16/17 (Courtesy: WMTV)

MONTELLO (WLUK) -- Shortly after moving in, a couple's house exploded Sunday morning.

Neighbors heard a loud sound, their own houses shook from the blast.

The house was destroyed.

Marquette Sheriff and Montello Fire are investigating.

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The couple had called a utility company on Saturday for service after detecting a possible problem in their home.

This was the couple's first weekend at the home.

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