This morning, July 18, 2012 at 02:51 hours Townshend Vt was dispatched to a house explosion on Grafton Rd opposite Common Rd. right in Townshend Village. There was major damage to the structure and debris was blown onto the street in front of the house. At 02:59 a second alarm was struck bringing additional personnel and apparatus to the scene. There was no visible fire reported and nobody was home at the time of the explosion.Photos by Chief Tirrell, Fire Mutual Aid.