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Federal investigation faults Houston company in 2020 explosion that killed three people

The explosion at a machine shop damaged hundreds of nearby homes. Investigators found that flammable gas leaked into the building and was ignited by a light switch.

Fransisco Castrejon, 62, stands inside his house, damaged by a warehouse explosion nearby in Houston, on Jan. 24, 2020. A massive explosion occurred at Watson Grinding & Manufacturing in Northeast Houston in the early hours and affected nearby homes.

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