Major explosion in Sissonville

Around 12:50 p.m. on Monday, calls came over the scanner of a possible explosion in Sissonville. The Daily Mail's Paul Fallon and Ry Rivard headed out to the scene. Newest updates are at the bottom.


  1. Here's our main story about the blast, but keep scrolling to get the latest updates from social media.
  2. We're updating this Storify as more information becomes available. Again, newest information will be at the bottom. Be sure to his "refresh" often (the F5 button is your friend).
  3. UPDATE (1:54 p.m.) We've since learned that the nursing home was not involved.
  4. More photos of the blast are leaking in. This one's from Kallie Cart (
  5. Here's a Google Earth view, courtesy of Chris James (
  6. Here's another photo from Kari Anderson (