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From WHAM-TV, Rochester, New York
Homeowners and people in the North Winton Village neighborhood of Rochester were stunned Wednesday when a home explosion shook the area, killing one man.
Rochester firefighters and police blocked off the area of 64 Illinois Street while they investigated the incident. The area reopened a little after 5 a.m. Thursday.
Firefighters say the Rochester home explosion happened at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night.
Crews for Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) said they were checking the area after neighbors called and said they smelled gas. A crew worker said a man inside the home would not answer the door, at which point the Rochester Fire Department was alerted.
“There were reports from people there was a person in the house,” fire chief Willie Jackson said.
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