TOWN OF WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) – A bomb squad has been called to the scene of a house explosion near Wausau. Marathon County sheriff’s officials say the explosives handlers will determine if it’s safe for Town of Wausau firefighters to enter the house. Lt. Ryan Weber tells WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/1ikZIvX ) it’s not known whether anyone was home at the time of the explosion and fire shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday. A state fire marshal is also responding to the scene.

Information from: WAOW-TV, http://www.waow.com