A woman has been critically injured after an explosion at a western Kansas home.

It happened in Goodland, on 9th Street, around 11:15 a.m. Friday.

Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. A woman was home at the time and suffered critical burns.

A spokeswoman from the State Fire Marshal's Office said a woman was flown to a Denver hospital for treatment.

The case is being investigated as arson. No damage estimate has been released.

The State Fire Marshal is working with Goodland Police on the investigation.
More details may come Monday.