UPDATE: Small explosion in Middleton garage, 1 person hurt

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MIDDLETON (WKOW) — One person was taken to the hospital after a small explosion in Middleton late Tuesday night, according to the Middleton Police Department.

Captain Jeremy Geiszler told 27 News the explosion happened in a detached garage of one home in the 7100 block of South Avenue just before 10 p.m.

The home is near the intersection of South Avenue & Park Avenue, southeast of Middleton’s downtown area.

Wednesday morning authorities said one person was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers evacuated some of the neighboring homes.

You are asked to avoid South Avenue between Park Street and Henry Street.

Officers say a criminal investigation and a fire investigation have been opened after the explosion. Officials said there is no danger to the public.

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