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Woman killed in Cleveland house explosion

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CLEVELAND (WKOW) -- One woman is dead and a man is in critical condition after a massive house explosion in Cleveland.

The home blew up Sunday afternoon. Four nearby homes also caught on fire. Firefighters managed to put out the flames, but the home was destroyed.

Officials say they've never seen anything like it.

"There were two victims. There was one confirmed fatality and one sustained multiple burn injuries," said Deputy Chief Robert Benjamin. "There was heavy damage to multiple houses, whether it was from windows being shot out or blown out, or actual structure damage."

Neighbors say the explosion was so loud, it shattered windows nearly a block away from the home.

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