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Investigators: Accidental Fire Started by Blow Torch
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Investigators say a devastating fire during last week's brutal cold was started by someone trying to defrost frozen pipes with a propane torch. The accidental fire wrecked a home along North Main Street in Wilkes-Barre Thursday afternoon. It took firefighters more than four hours to knock down the flames.