HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Jasper County authorities are investigating a home explosion that killed three people and injured two others.
Officials discovered propane at the scene, and they believe it may have been a factor in the explosion, although that has not been confirmed.
Fire Marshall Scottie Cuevas said propane can be extremely dangerous.
He said it has a distinct odor, and if you think you may have a leak, call a professional to check It out.
He said it's never safe to try to fix your own system at home.