HARRISON HOUSE EXPLOSION

TWO PEOPLE ARE HURT IN A COTTAGE EXPLOSION IN HARRISON.  CREWS WERE CALLED TO THE HOME ALONG FIRE LANE 12 JUST AFTER 8:00 THIS (WEDNESDAY) MORNING TO FIND THE BUILDING LEVELED AND THE WRECKAGE BURNING.  OFFICIALS SAY THE HOUSE IS A SEASONAL RESIDENCE AND NO ONE WAS HOME AT THE TIME.  THE TWO PEOPLE HURT LIVED IN NEIGHBORING HOUSES.  THEIR INJURIES ARE NOT LIFE-THREATENING.  THE CAUSE OF THE EXPLOSION IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.  THE BLAST WAS HEARD AND FELT THROUGHOUT THE FOX CITIES AND AS FAR AWAY AS BRILLION.

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