RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND)- Investigators have identified a man found dead in his burning home after an explosion in Rantoul.
The person found in a bedroom of the residence in the 400 block of Broadmeadow Road was Raymond J. Wolst, 66, according to Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup. Wolst was pronounced dead on the scene at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday.
An autopsy on the victim is scheduled for Monday, July 26. An inquest may be held at a later date.
There were no other injuries reported.
Responders said the structure involved in the fire was a single-story, three-bedroom home. Flames destroyed the building.
Rantoul police, the Rantoul Fire Department, Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office and the Champaign County coroner are investigating.
After 9 p.m., firefighters were called back to the home. Rantoul's fire chief said insulation was smoldering and the fire flared back up, leading to them returning to the scene.