Explosion levels NY home

Associated Press
Emergency personnel work the scene around a house after an explosion on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in Wilson, N.Y.  The blast leveled the house killing a girl and injuring her parents and two siblings, authorities said.  Sarah Johnson's body was found in the debris at the rear of the home, Niagara County Undersheriff Michael Filicetti  said. Authorities weren't sure of her age but believe she was between 12 and 14.  Filicetti said her parents and two siblings were blown clear and were found in the front yard by the first deputy to arrive on the scene. All four were being treated at a Buffalo hospital for serious injuries, he said. (AP Photo/Stephen M Wallace)

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An early morning blast leveled a two-story house in a rural part of western New York on July 24, killing a girl and injuring her parents and two siblings, authorities said.

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