The investigation continues into the cause of the weekend house explosion near Ainsworth. Around 8:30 Saturday evening, the Washington County Safety Center received numerous reports of an explosion near Ainsworth. Emergency personnel were dispatched to 3070 192nd Street in Ainsworth.
Fire crews from Ainsworth, Riverside, Washington and Crawfordsville as well as Riverside First Responders, Washington County Rescue along with Washington County Ambulance, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington Police Department, Henry County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa State Patrol responded to the scene.
The state fire marshal was also contacted and is currently conducting and investigation. KCII will bring you more information as it becomes official.