Oshkosh, WI – The Oshkosh Fire Department is investigating a house explosion near Merrill Middle School.

The explosion was reported at 5:30 Monday afternoon at the corner of West Custer Ave. and Kentucky St. Pictures from the scene show the explosion collapsed an exterior wall on the west side of the building.

One person was taken to a hospital. We don’t know their condition or any more about the patient.

The fire department says natural gas is suspected but is not confirmed to be the cause.