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Police: Oxygen tank explosion may have sparked Gulfport house fire

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport firefighters battled a house fire on 31st Street late Wednesday afternoon. 

Residents nearby said they heard a loud boom around 4pm. Police believe an oxygen tank exploded, causing the fire.

It's believed one person was inside the home. An American Medical Response ambulance was on the scene.

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