Searchers find body in explosion rub­ble

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN -

MADI­SON - A body has been re­cov­ered from the rub­ble of a Madi­son house explosion, a fire depart­ment of­fi­cial said Fri­day.

Fire Chief Steven Davis said the body was found about 9 a.m. Fire­fight­ers had been search­ing the de­bris of the house, which ex­ploded and caught fire Wed­nes­day. Of­fi­cials said ear­lier one of the home’s two own­ers could not be lo­cated.

The Dane County med­i­cal ex­am­iner’s of­fice has joined the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Davis said gas is a sus­pected fac­tor in the explosion, which scat­tered de­bris hun­dreds of feet away.

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