New York House Explosion

A young girl was killed and other family members injured when a Wilson home exploded.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

WILSON, N.Y. (AP) — An early morning blast leveled a house in western New York on Tuesday, killing a girl and injuring her parents and two siblings, authorities said. Niagara County Undersheriff Michael Filicetti said the blast occurred around 6 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the rural town of Wilson, on Lake Ontario about 30 miles north of Buffalo. The home used propane tanks but the cause of the explosion wasn't known yet, authorities said.

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