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Explosion causes fire at Raleigh home

Posted January 13

An explosion at a home in Raleigh on Wednesday morning charred part of the house and destroyed a boat.
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— An explosion at a home in Raleigh on Wednesday morning destroyed a boat and charred part of the house.

The call to the home at 4413 Omni Place came in around 4:30 a.m., according to the Raleigh Fire Department. The explosion came from a boat next to the house but damaged 40 percent of the house, which has a for sale sign posted in the front yard.

Police said there were no injuries in the fire.

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  • Fanny Chmelar Jan 13, 2016
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    "which has a for sale sign posted in the front yard."

    Uhm, it reads "sold" in the picture. Did someone sense a great deal and snatch it up for $1?