CHICAGO (CBS) — An arson suspect is in custody Monday afternoon, after an explosion and fire at former Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade’s former home in south suburban South Holland.

The explosion happened around 1:15 p.m. at a home in the 1700 block of East 158th Street in South Holland. A police officer at the scene said the home was once owned by former Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade.

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Neighbors said the flames were enormous within minutes.

“I came out and I said, ‘what was that?’ It was like a bomb went off,” Carolyn Cage said.

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Neighbor Jose Ambrosio compared the explosion to an “earthquake.”

According to published reports, Wade sold the home for $300,000 in 2016.

Authorities said an arson suspect was in custody. Police said the person was taken into custody a few blocks away from the scene, but would not provide further information on the suspect.

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Wade played one season for the Bulls. He has played 13 of his 15 seasons in the NBA with the Miami Heat.