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A Tuesday morning fire was caused by a man putting too much gasoline on yard waste fire. He received second degree burns and a neighbor heard an explosion and called the fire department. Swansea and East Side responded. Kaley Johnson kjohnson@bnd.com
A Tuesday morning fire was caused by a man putting too much gasoline on yard waste fire. He received second degree burns and a neighbor heard an explosion and called the fire department. Swansea and East Side responded. Kaley Johnson kjohnson@bnd.com

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