Body found in house explosion

Officials say a body has been found at the site of a rural Tama County house explosion.

No further details about the body were released.

One person was taken to Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center Thursday morning for injuries.

Tama County crews were called to 1207 230th Street this morning after the report of an explosion. The house was nearly leveled.

The home is owned by Bruce and Mary Appelgate, according to the Tama County Assessor’s website.