DES MOINES, Iowa -- Some Des Moines residents received a rude awaking in the middle of the night.
Around 2:40 on Saturday morning, neighbors say they heard a loud explosion that led to a nearby home engulfed in flames. Des Moines firefighters were dispatched to 2521 Lyon Street.
The home was vacant and no one was injured. Firefighters had the fire under control by 2:55 a.m.
Authorities have not released the cause of the fire, and it remains under investigation.