A house exploded on Perry Street in Hempstead this afternoon, launching debris up to 75 feet away and leaving neighbors in utter shock. Authorities say the residence at 180 Perry St. blew up at around 2:45 p.m. They say it was vacant at the time and is currently in foreclosure, adding that they extensively searched the wreckage using cameras and by actually going inside. Neighbors say they smelled...

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