Body found in home after explosion in Parma Heights

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (WJW) – Parma Heights police confirmed to FOX 8 News that a body has been found in a home after an explosion on Saturday.

The Parma Fire Department earlier said they were looking for an elderly man who may have been home alone when his house exploded at around 1 p.m.

Multiple fire departments responded to the 6300 block of Mallo Place just after reports of an explosion.

Gas had been shut off in the neighborhood and some homes had been evacuated.

The fire remains under investigation.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as this story develops.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

FOX 8 Cleveland Weather // Quick Links:

Hot on FOX 8

More Viral