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Warrants issued for mother and son after Massillon house explosion

House explosion in Massillon. (Source: WOIO) House explosion in Massillon. (Source: WOIO)
House explosion in Massillon. (Source: Bill Moore) House explosion in Massillon. (Source: Bill Moore)
Flames from explosion in Massillon. (Source: Bill Moore) Flames from explosion in Massillon. (Source: Bill Moore)
MASSILLON, OH (WOIO) -

Massillon Police now say a mother and her 19-year-old son are accused of setting fire to their North Avenue NE home, causing a massive explosion.  

Police issued warrants for their arrests today.

Investigators ruled out natural gas as a cause of the house explosion at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, January 12.

Police are not saying how the mother-son duo may have started the fire.

The house was leveled. 

The 19-year-old was inside the house at the time of the blast. He was taken to Akron Childrens Hospital for burns.

The state fire marshal's office is assisting in the investigation. 

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