VALIER, IL (KFVS) - Natural gas is to blame for an early morning house explosion in Valier Tuesday.
Valier Fire Chief Mike Gulley says a husband and wife were in their home on Rea Street when something sparked a fire around 4:30 a.m.
The woman was taken to a St. Louis hospital for treatment of burns. The husband was not hurt.
Gulley says the home is a total loss.
No word on what sparked the fire.