A woman in her 70s was injured in the second reported explosion at a home in Austin on Monday, Austin-Travis County EMS said. Authorities investigate an explosion at a home on Galindo Street in Southeast Austin on Monday. The incident was the second reported explosion on Monday and the third in two weeks. Photo by Austin Fire Department. Medics were sent out to the 6700 block of Galindo Street, near Montopolis and East Riverside drives in Southeast Austin at 11:49 a.m., EMS said. The

woman was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries. Another woman in her 80s was being treated for an unrelated medical issue but was not being hospitalized, EMS said.  The incident marks the second reported explosion in the city on Monday and the third in two weeks. An explosion earlier in the day in the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive in East Austin killed a 17-year-old and injured a woman described as in her 40s. Hours after that incident, interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said that explosion appeared similar and likely related to another explosion in Northeast Austin on March 2. READ MORE