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Chief: 1 dead, 2 missing after Flint home explosion, fire

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say at least one person was killed and two remain missing following a fire and explosion at a home in Michigan. Fire Department Battalion Chief Ramsey Clapper tells MLive-The Flint Journal that one person was confirmed dead following Monday night’s fire and explosion. He said two people remain missing, but one of them may have been found safe. Two other people remained hospitalized. Three houses sustained major damage and were fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene Monday night. Clapper says around 20 houses sustained damage, including broken windows from debris thrown across an entire block by the explosion, which was felt miles away. The cause was under investigation.

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