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6 people injured after house explodes in Dallas suburb

PLANO, Texas (AP) – Authorities say six people were injured when a house in the Dallas suburb of Plano was destroyed in an explosion that also left the two homes on either side of it with major damage.

Plano Fire-Rescue say that the cause of the explosion at about 4:40 p.m. Monday is still being investigated.

Fire officials said that of the six people hospitalized, one was extricated from the rubble of the home that exploded and the other five were in a home next door.

Video footage from the scene shows a large pile of rubble where a home once was.


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