(BURLEY) – State investigators are still unsure what caused an explosion at a Burley lawmaker’s home last September.
Republican Rep. Fred Wood’s wife, Amy, received second-degree burns in the explosion and was hospitalized for three weeks. Preliminary reports suggest oily rags in a gun room may have self ignited and caused the Sept. 29 explosion.
However, unless some other concrete evidence emerges, the state fire marshall will list the official cause as undetermined.
Adam Forsgren, EastIdahoNews.com Columnist
Lois M. Collins, Deseret News