DETROIT (WXYZ) - Four firefighters were transported to a local hospital after sustaining injuries in a house explosion in Detroit on Thursday night.
Firefighters were responding to a small house fire on Lamont at the time of the incident. Two of the firefighters went into the home to check if it was occupied when the explosion happened, according to fire officials.
Officials say the two other firefighters that were injured were standing outside of the home.
Sources tell 7 Action News the four firefighters received second degree burns and at least one sustained cuts from exploding debris.
Arson investigators are on their way to the scene. Officials say cadaver dogs will also be used to make sure no residents were in the home at the time of the explosion.
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