Jul 03, 2020 8:00 PM

Man airlifted to hospital after Kansas home explosion, fire

Posted Jul 03, 2020 8:00 PM

BARTON COUNTY —The Kansas Fire Marshal and officials with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating an explosion at a home in Barton County.

Just before 5p.m. Thursday, police responded to the explosion and fire at a home in the 1200 Block of North Main Street in Hoisington, according to Police Chief Kenton Doze.

One person identified as Kyle Stout was airlifted to a Wichita hospital for treatment, according to Doze.

The home was severely damaged but Doze did not have a dollar amount of damage on Friday afternoon.