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Arson suspected in house explosion on East Side, reward being offered for information

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Posted at 9:00 AM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 15:59:20-04

CLEVELAND — Firefighters from the Cleveland Fire Department responded to a house explosion on the city's East Side Monday morning. Authorities believe arson was the cause.

Firefighters responded to East 120th Street and Farringdon.

A reward of $7,500 is being offered for information regarding the explosion.

According to Cleveland fire, the house had newer construction and no one was living inside the home at the time of the explosion.

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Damage from house explosion

Gas and other utilities were not turned on prior to the explosion.

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Damage from house explosion

No injuries have been reported. ATF has been called to assist with the investigation.