WAUKEE - At 5:34 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 27, Waukee Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to an explosion in the 32000 block of Ute Avenue in rural Dallas County.


Upon arrival, personnel spoke to the owners of the property and confirmed that there was an explosion as a result of a gender reveal announcement. A commercially available gender reveal kit was found to be the cause of the explosion.


There were no injuries or damage on the property. There was a yet unsubstantiated claim of broken windows in a neighboring home as a result of the explosion.