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Highlands man killed in explosion

HIGHLANDS– A late afternoon explosion on Corley Street claimed the life of a Highlands man Sunday.
Highlands VFD Chief Harvey Little said about 5:30 p.m. they received a call of two explosions at 406 Corley. When fire crews arrived they found a work shed fully involved.
Larry Rogers, who was alone at the house, was found inside the shed, and had expired.
Harvey said the cause of the explosion remains under investigation by the Harris County Fire Marshal’s office. Roger’s body was sent to the county medical examiner for an autopsy. The ME’s ruling has not been released.
— Bobby Horn Jr.