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Residents of WA home that exploded Tuesday are unaccounted for

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PORT ORCHARD, WA (AP) -

The Kitsap County sheriff says the residents of a home that exploded on Tuesday morning in Port Orchard are unaccounted for.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation. Authorities are asking people to avoid the area.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue says the explosion leveled the building but the fire has been contained.

Officials say the explosion shook the neighborhood and blew out windows at a nearby elementary school.

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