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Fire officials investigate house explosion in Coolbaugh Township

COOLBAUGH TWP., Pa. - Authorities in Monroe County are investigating a house explosion.

It happened early Monday morning in the 3100 block of Mohawk Trail, in the Pocono Farms development in Coolbaugh Township.

Fire officials there say three sides of the home had been blown off its foundation.

Investigators believe the home was empty, and are now looking into what caused the explosion.

Swastikas and other slurs were also seen painted on the garage of the home, but there's no word on whether that's related.

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