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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas -- An explosion and fire was reported at a home north of Conroe early Tuesday, the sheriff's office said.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said the explosion leveled a one-story home. It happened at a home in the 5500 block of Mandy Lane in Willis sometime before 5 a.m.

Two LifeFlight helicopters were called to the scene and took patients to the hospital around 6 a.m. At least three were injured, the sheriff's office said.

One witness tells WFAA's sister station KHOU 11 that the explosion was heard and felt several miles away.

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