Deputies respond to Winterville explosion
WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A spokesperson for the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed deputies responded to an explosion Friday evening.
It happened on South Oak Lane in Winterville. Witnesses tell WITN it happened around 6:30 p.m.
Crews with Ayden Fire/Rescue confirm the explosion is under investigation by Pitt County Emergency Management and fire investigators. They said a pool house was involved, and no one was hurt.
The explosion is believed to have been caused by liquified petroleum gas. The scene is no longer active.
This is a developing story. We are working to obtain information and will update this story as we learn more.
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