Massive Explosion Obliterates Home In Syosset, 1 Injured
One person is in serious condition following a massive explosion that obliterated a house on Long Island, police said.

According to witnesses, the blast literally blew the roof and walls off the home on Alexander Drive in Syosset midday Thursday.

The homeowner who was reportedly in the home's basement at the time of the incident suffered numerous burns to his body

Published reports identified the victim as Brian Welsh.

The Long Island man was rushed to Nassau University Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition, officials said.

No other injuries were reported.

Authorities are still trying to determine what caused the blast.