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Why It's Dangerous To Use Gasoline To Clean Things: OC House Explodes

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Six people were hospitalized and ten others displaced after an explosion and fire in Stanton on Friday night, according to ABC Local. The single-story home on the 10000 block of Sycamore Street was "engulfed in flames and smoke" when Orange County Fire Authority units arrived at the scene.

The six adult victims, reportedly all from the same family, were taken to two area hospitals where three were listed in critical condition. Investigators said residents were apparently "using gasoline to clean up after removing carpeting and the fumes reached a pilot light, triggering the explosion and fire."