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Explosions, fire destroy vacant Baldwin Borough home

| Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 5:09 a.m.
A neighbor's photo shows fire shooting from a vacant home on Custer Avenue in Baldwin Borough on Tuesday, May 15, 2018,
Michael Skarada/WPXI
A neighbor's photo shows fire shooting from a vacant home on Custer Avenue in Baldwin Borough on Tuesday, May 15, 2018,

No one was hurt when fire collapsed a home in Baldwin Borough Tuesday night, authorities said.

An Allegheny County 911 supervisor said firefighters were called to the 2800 block of Custer Avenue around 11 p.m. No one was trapped or injured in the fire.

Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV reported that the house had been abandoned and sat off the road in a wooded area. A neighbor told the station he heard multiple explosions from inside as the house burned.

Matthew Santoni is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724 836 6660, msantoni@tribweb.com or on Twitter @msantoni.

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