Published August 10, 2022, Wednesday, 1830 hours PT

An unknown explosion on Weinbach in Evansville killed three people according to sources and about 39 houses were extensively damaged or leveled.

INCIDENT COOPERATORS were the Evansville/Vanderburgh County EMA, Evansville FD, Evansville PD, AMR, Evansville City Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, Scott Township Fire & EMS, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, and the City Building Commission.

Courtesy: Evansville Mayor Winnecke


  • N Weinbach between Morgan Ave and Vogel Ave
  • N Hercules between Columbia St and Vogel Ave
  • Per the City Mayor, he states he spoke with the Knight Township Trustee Kathryn Martin. The Knight Township Trustee’s Office (1116 N Weinbach Ave) will be closed for the foreseeable future due to damage.

This is a developing story. Please check back for future updates.

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