Chippewa County, WI – One person was killed and another injured in a house explosion Monday morning in Chippewa County.

It happened at a home on County Line Road, just north of Eau Claire.

Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said they believe only two people were in the home at the time of the explosion.

The injured person was taken to an Eau Claire hospital.

Kowalczyk said the Department of Criminal Investigation and Chippewa County authorities are investigating.

Kowalczyk said he believes propane caused the explosion.