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Philadelphia house collapses after gas explosion

Monday, July 29, 2013
A home in Philadelphia collapsed following a gas explosion on Monday, July 29, 2013.

A home in Philadelphia collapsed following a gas explosion on Monday, July 29, 2013. (KABC Photo)

At least eight people were hurt after a gas explosion caused a house to collapse in Philadelphia on Monday.

The area was evacuated. The houses on either side of the destroyed home are badly damaged.

Rescue crews are searching for anyone who may be trapped.

The gas company says it has shut off the natural gas for the entire block, which is standard procedure.

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