NEW BOSTON, N.H. — A propane tank has exploded at a New Hampshire house, collapsing the house and killing a painter who was in the basement.

Crews from multiple towns responded to the house in New Boston following Tuesday morning’s explosion. The house is an area where new homes are under construction.

WMUR-TV reports the worker has been identified as 46-year-old Antonio DeSouza, of Nashua.

Messages left with the New Boston fire and police departments haven’t been returned.


Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com