Updated: One Dead, Several Injured in Comanche, Texas Fireworks Explosion


Published 07/03 2014 10:50AM

Updated 07/03 2014 01:00PM

COMANCHE -- A fireworks-related explosion in Comanche has taken the life of one person, and injured several others. 

According to Comanche radio station KYOX-FM, the explosion occurred around 9 a.m. at Comanche High School. 

A trailer containing fireworks for the town’s holiday festivities exploded, reportedly killing one person and causing burn injuries to several others.

City and county officials are on the scene now.

We have crews en route to the scene and will have more information as it becomes available. 

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