Drone captures aftermath of Lisle house explosion

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Saturday, July 1, 2023
House explodes in western suburb
The explosion happened in the 4500 block of Ivanhoe Avenue, fire officials said.

LISLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Neighbors said they heard a house explode in the western suburbs on Saturday afternoon.

The aftermath of an apparent Lisle house explosion was caught on video.

The explosion happened in the 4500 block of Ivanhoe Avenue, fire officials said. Lisle police said they are helping the Lisle Woodridge Fire Department with their response to the incident.

People who live nearby said they heard the explosion. Fire officials said no injuries were reported after the blast.

There is a large police and fire department presence nearby. Nicor Gas said it received reports of an explosion, and is assisting emergency responders.

"Our No. 1 priority is the safety of our customers and community. We ask for your patience as we continue to respond to this event and will provide updates as we learn more," the company said.

Officials did not provide further information about the incident, but police asked people to avoid the area.