Natural gas explosion in Pa. kills 5 people
Thursday, February 10, 2022 11:16 PM

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(Source: Associated Press/AP Online)ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The body of the fifth victim of a gas explosion in the northeastern Pennsylvania city of Allentown has been found.

Fire Marshal Matthew Bainbridge said cadaver dogs found the remains Thursday evening in the rubble left by the explosion and fires the previous night. He said all of the missing people have been accounted for now.

The explosion flattened a pair of rowhouses and set fire to a block of homes late Wednesday night.

Forty-seven homes were damaged; eight of them appear to be a total loss.

The exact spot of the explosion and what triggered it remain under investigation.

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