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Explosion Destroys Elmira Heights Home

A house in Elmira Heights was leveled by an apparent explosion Wednesday night.
Firefighters on scene say around 7:45 p.m., they received reports from neighbors who had heard the blast and then moments later, watched as the house at 3052 Camden Avenue went up in flames. After the fire was out, a gutted frame was all that remained. Neighbors looking on said they couldn’t believe the impact of the blast. Neighbors say two people lived at the home. A man was injured and taken to the hospital, but they said his injuries didn’t appear to be too serious.
State Police are handling the investigation. NYSEG was also called in to secure gas lines in the area.

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