4 injured, home explosion in Midland Co., victims taken to Lubbock

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House Explosion Midland County 720

First responders were called Thursday morning to a home explosion in Midland County. 

Officials said the explosion occurred around 10:00 a.m. at 15812 East County Road 150.   Sheriff Gary Painter said a woman, a man and two children were found at the scene with “severe burns.” 

At first, they were taken to Midland Memorial Hospital.  All of the victims have since been taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock. 

The Sheriff said a woman was doing laundry inside of the home when the explosion happened. 

First responders evacuated the area, and Painter said residents as far as 15 miles away reported feeling the explosion.

(Information from yourbasin.com

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