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Victim identified in house explosion, investigation continues

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Southside Fire Dept. officials are in the early stages of their investigation into what caused a house to explode on Wilmington Island at 613 Leaning Oak Dr. on the evening of Aug. 1.

Susan Glisson, 60, was inside the home when the house exploded. She was transported to the hospital with burns, then later transferred to the Augusta Burn Center.

Officials said Atlanta Gas Light is now working to investigate the cause of the explosion.

Neighbors have told WTOC there was a smell of gas that lingered in the area shortly before the explosion and fire occurred.

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