TAYLOR (WWJ) – Two women have been killed in a house explosion and fire in Taylor.

Taylor police and fire investigators are still investigating the cause of the tragic incident Wednesday, at a home on Buck Street, just off of Telegraph Road near Ecorse Road.

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According to reports, an elderly woman who was inside the house died on the way to the hospital, while her daughter was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Neighbors told reporters they heard a loud explosion and then saw smoke. Firefighters remained on the scene late into the afternoon, putting out the flames.

The victims’ names and ages were not immediately released.

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