2 people severely burned in Shoreline house explosion

Officials are investigating after a house explosion in Shoreline sent two people to the hospital Friday morning. 

Crews responded to a report of a residential fire at about 4:45 a.m. in the 800 block of Northeast 189th Street.

(Shoreline Fire Department)

The fire was extinguished before crews arrived.

Fire officials said two people, a man and a woman in their 30s, were burned and taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Another person was hurt but denied treatment.

Get breaking news alerts in the FREE FOX 13 Seattle app. Download for Apple iOS or Android. And sign up for BREAKING NEWS emails delivered straight to your inbox.

It’s unknown what caused the explosion, but it’s being investigated by fire officials. They said there was a butane canister involved.