Man dies in northeast Indiana warehouse explosion, hearth – WISH-TV | Indianapolis Information | Indiana climate

COLUMBIA , Ind. (AP) – A man died in a warehouse explosion in northeast .

say the explosion occurred around 9 a.m. in Columbia City, 19 miles west of Fort Wayne.

First responders found the building completely in flames, which prevented the rescue of a man trapped inside.

Police say his body was recovered around 2:30 p.m. after the fire was put out.

The cause of the explosion and fire was believed to be related to a natural gas leak, but the State Fire Marshal’s Office will investigate to determine the cause and nature of the explosion.

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