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The side of the home was cracked after the explosion. (Photo by Bill Shields)

Copper Theft May Have Led To New Bedford Home Explosion

Police say a man broke into the home and cut a steel pipe that fed natural gas to a water heater.


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Soaking Wet Worcester Man Arrested For Stealing Copper From Home For Sale

A 25-year-old Worcester man has been arrested for allegedly stealing copper pipes from a vacant home on Salisbury Street.