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Fireworks cause blaze at East Side home, official says

SAN ANTONIO – A home was badly damaged on New Year’s Eve after fireworks caused a fire.

The fire erupted around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Larry, according to a San Antonio police officer at the scene.

The fire destroyed the back half of the home, but the structure will likely be a total loss, the officer said.

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A man in his 60s living in the house said he will be staying with his sister due to the damage.

Arson investigators were called to the scene.

Fireworks were the cause of a fire at a house in the 700 block of Larry on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.
Fireworks were the cause of a fire at a house in the 700 block of Larry on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (KSAT)

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