The explosion happened shortly after noon at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 18 in the city.
Fire crews from Bellefontaine and West Liberty were both called in to battle the blaze.
2 NEWS has learned the building was once a gas company and has been converted into a Baptist church.
2 NEWS has a crew on the way to the scene. We will keep you updated as we learn more information.
UPDATE @ 3:20 p.m.
An explosion caused by a gas leak completely destroyed a building outside of Bellefontaine, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office.
Dispatchers said a gas line was hit by workers digging in the area. The gas leak caused an explosion that destroyed a building at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 18.
Both County Road 11 and County Road 18 are blocked at the scene of the explosion.
No injuries have been reported.
Additional details were not available.
A building has sustained damage after a gas line was struck and caused an explosion in Bellefontaine Thursday.
Dispatchers said around 12:25 p.m., they received a call that a gas line was struck at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 18.
The gas leak caused an explosion that damaged a building at the intersection, according to dispatchers.
There were no reports of injuries.
We’re monitoring this developing story and will update this page as new details become available.