Mississippi Gulf Coast neighborhood startled by explosions after house catches fire

Published 8:12 am Monday, February 22, 2021

A neighborhood on the Mississippi Gulf Coast was rocked by multiple explosions when a house caught on fire.

WLOX in Biloxi posted a viewer video of the explosions on Twitter Monday morning.

Gulfport Fire Department Fire Chief Mike Beyerstedt said propane tanks at the house exploded after a house caught fire on Franklin Avenue. The explosions happened after 10:30 p.m.

Four engines and a ladder truck were sent to put out the flames, WLOX reported.

No reports have been made about whether there were injuries or not.