Crews battle fire after reported house explosion in Hopkins

27 July 2022

HOPKINS, Minn. — Crews are battling a fire in a western Twin Cities suburb Wednesday morning after a reported house explosion.

Witness video showed firefighters spraying a home on the 200 block of 21st Avenue North.


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CenterPoint Energy confirmed that it has responded to the scene to turn off the gas and support the fire department.

As of yet, there are no reports of any potential injuries or deaths in the incident. However, a witness has told WCCO that he believed people may have been inside the home at the time of what he said was likely an explosion.

Crews from the Hopkins police and fire departments are on the scene, along with neighboring agencies.

This is a developing story. Check back with WCCO for more information.

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Author: WCCO Staff

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