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Propane leak caused Port Orchard home explosion that killed 2

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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - The Kitsap County fire marshal says a propane leak caused the powerful home explosion that killed two people in Port Orchard.
    
The Kitsap Sun reports (http://is.gd/doGCOF ) the gas filled the residence and underneath it on Tuesday morning. The cause of ignition is still unknown.

Kitsap officials identify couple killed in home explosion
    
The explosion killed William and Maria McDonald, leveled their triple-wide manufactured home and strewed debris throughout the 2.5-acre property.

It registered at earthquake monitoring stations across central and south Puget Sound and damaged nearby buildings, including a school.

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