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Massive house explosion levels Texas home

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 00:36

A giant pile of splinters and debris is all that was left after a house explosion levels a home north of Houston and sends three people to the hospital in critical condition. Mana Rabiee reports.

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A massive house explosion near Houston leveled this home early Tuesday. It happened sometime before 5 a.m. local time in Willis, Texas. That's about 50 miles north of Houston. When fire fighters got to the scene, this is all they initially found. A huge pile of splinters and debris. Everything was gone. One witness told local media the explosion could be heard several miles away. Local media say multiple people were injured. Three adults were taken to the hospital by Life Flight. They're said to be in critical condition. No immediate word on what caused the explosion.

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Massive house explosion levels Texas home

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 00:36