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BREAKING NEWS: House Explodes On Boise Bench

fire sceneFollowing a massive explosion, a house 302 Wilson Court (Near Morris Hill and Roosevelt) erupted in flames prompting a multi alarm response by the Boise Fire Department Friday afternoon.

Witnesses told the GUARDIAN they heard the explosion while on Latah street and looked up to see a cloud of black smoke followed by other colored smoke.

Using water supplied from a hydrant, firefighters pumped multiple streams of water on the flames.
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A man who had apparently been inside at the time was treated at the scene for minor cuts. Paramedics indicated he did not want hospital treatment.

A medium sized dog was unconscious on the lawn and being treated with oxygen through a special mask designed for animals. The dog survived and was taken to a veterinarian for further treatment.

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  1. Grumpy ole guy
    Mar 15, 2014, 1:57 am

    I heard a report (unconfirmed) of oxygen tanks being on site and possibly the source of the explosions.

  2. Good thing the fire department got to the dog before the cops.

  3. Zippo! I agree with you 100%.

    “Watch out you stupid firemen! That dog’ll bite the shit outta you. Shoot it before it can make a move!”

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