Two injured in explosion at Britt golf cart business

BRITT - An explosion injured two at Miller and Sons Golf Cars, 2197 James Ave., Britt at approximately 9:12 a.m., Wednesday.

Authorities have not released the names of the injured. The extent of their injuries is not known at this time.

Caution tape was put up around a shed on the property.

The Britt Police Department, Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, West Hancock Ambulance Service and the Britt Fire Department responded to the scene.

The case is under investigation by the Iowa Fire Marshall’s Office and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

Miller and Sons Golf Cars has been in business in Britt for 51 years. The company was founded by Monty Miller and sons, Skip and Jim. The business has additional sites in Ames, Iowa and Elkhorn, Neb., offering new and used golf carts for rental and sale.