Posted by on November 24, 2021 2:02 pm
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Girl, 4, Woman, 55, Killed in Michigan House Explosion

FLINT, Mich.—A 55-year-old woman and a 4-year-old girl died in an explosion and fire that destroyed three homes in Michigan, damaged several others and sent debris falling onto a neighborhood, authorities said Tuesday. Three houses on Flint’s west side were fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene after 9:30 p.m. Monday. Officials said around 20 houses sustained damage, including broken windows from debris thrown across an entire block by the explosion, which was felt miles away. Authorities said at a news conference Tuesday that they found the girl’s body in the rubble of her home. Flint Fire Chief Raymond Barton said a Michigan State Police cadaver dog and fire crews with specialized equipment discovered her body. “This is a tragic time for our community,” Mayor Sheldon Neeley said Tuesday morning. The cause of the explosion, which left the neighborhood littered with splintered wood and other debris, was …

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