Woman dies after explosion in Perrysburg

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (WTVG) - UPDATE: One woman has died following a home explosion in Perrysburg. The explosion happened just before 7:00 AM on Thursday morning in the 1000 block of Hickory Street in Perrysburg.

Police initially believed that a furnace exploded in the attached garage.

Authorities say an elderly woman was taken to the hospital, where she later died. Authorities say one other man who was injured in the explosion was treated at the hospital and released.

Wood County dispatchers say that crews from Rossford, Maumee and Perrysburg Township also assisted at the scene.