The house, located in the 100 block of Arabian Road in the Saddlebrook Estates neighborhood off USA 287, exploded just after 8 a.m. Monday.
The cause of the explosion is still unknown.
Witnesses told NBC 5 two adults and a child were inside the home at the time, the adults were seriously burned and were airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas by CareFlite. Only a small portion of the wood frame was left intact.
Three other people were treated for minor injuries after the explosion leveled most of the home. Thousands of pieces of debris reportedly flew onto several nearby homes and caused broken windows and other minor damage. The two houses on either side of the explosion suffered significant damage.
“First and foremost our thoughts are with the families affected by today’s incident”.
Initial reports suggested the explosion may have been the result of a gas leak, but that hasn’t been confirmed. He was anxious about his sister. However, Atmos Energy issued statements Monday stating that its crews were dispatched to the scene to perform leak surveys and determine if gas was involved.
Winn said Atmos Energy Corporation, which serves the area, pushed back residents and rescue departments to stand outside of the containment area “because there was still a high concentration of gas”. She was badly burned.
One neighbor said he reported a gas outage over the weekend.
The sounds of the Texas home explosion could be heard for up to 10 miles away, according to Waxahachie residents.