Neighbors reported hearing explosions before fire destroyed Austintown home

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Firefighters had to tackle it from the outside, dousing the house with water from above

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Fire destroyed a house in Austintown Thursday.

It happened on Kleber Avenue, which is close to Mahoning Avenue and Route 11.

Fire Chief Andy Frost said neighbors reported hearing explosions, then saw the fire.

When crews got there, they said flames were coming from the home and the floors were completely gone.

Firefighters had to tackle it from the outside, dousing the house with water from above.

We’re hearing everyone got out of the home safely.

One of the houses next to it was damaged from the heat.

House fire on Kleber Road in Austintown

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