2 survive blast at Fitchburg, Mass. auto shop

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February 6, 2013, 6:03 am
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(NECN: Justin Michaels, Fitchburg, Mass.) - A pile of debris is all that remains of an auto supply shop in Fitchburg, Mass.

An explosion severely damaged the building around 5:30 p.m. Monday.

It also left 10 people displaced, as the blast also damaged a nearby home.

Two people who were inside the building survived the blast.

There is no word yet on what caused the explosion. Crews are looking at a nearby gas line in hopes of determining a possible cause.

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