Sun Prairie, Wisconsin — Officials in Wisconsin said several people were taken to hospitals Monday after an explosion and fire in a suburb of Madison. No deaths were immediately reported.
Sun Prairie, a community of about 30,000, was shaken by a blast around 7:15 p.m. that sent a large plume of smoke and flames rising from the downtown area.
Firefighters from Sun Prairie and surrounding communities responded to the blaze. Paul Logan, operations manager for the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, said people were taken to hospitals but there were no deaths “at this point.”
Logan said he had no other details.