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8-year-old boy killed walking past E. Baltimore home that caught fire
8-year-old boy killed walking past E. Baltimore home that caught fire

An 8-year-old boy walking home from school was killed Wednesday when an East Baltimore rowhouse that neighbors said exploded caught fire, sending rubble into the street and plumes of thick, black smoke over the area. Three other people, including two adults who were in the house and another child outside, were taken to area hospitals with serious injuries that weren't considered life-threatening. The home in the 400 block of N. Lakewood Ave. was destroyed — a wall crumbled and two floors collapsed. Baltimore fire crews combing the rubble found the body of the child, who did not live at the residence but was in the vicinity of the home, said Ian Brennan, a Fire Department...

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