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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – One person is dead following a van explosion a few miles west of Birmingham International Airport

Investigators say they got a call just after 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday. According to authorities, a parked van exploded near 80th street and Fourth Avenue South. reports that authorities said one person was killed and another was critically injured.

The report states that the blast damaged a neighboring home and partially collapsed the carport.

Officials say that no one in the house was hurt.

Birmingham Fire and Birmingham Police are investigating what caused the vehicle to explode.