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Fire department investigates home explosion in Elyria

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Scene of home explosion on Columbia Ave. Scene of home explosion on Columbia Ave.
ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) -

On Friday, December 20, at around 10 p.m., the Elyria Fire Department arrived on scene for a home explosion in the 100 block of Columbia Ave.  More firefighters had to be called in to assist with the large area of property damage. 

Sources say the home was vacant and listed for sale.

The fire department confirms that there were no injuries caused by the explosion.

Several residents who both near and far from Columbia Ave., report that they heard the loud boom and their homes shook as a result of the blast.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

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