Body found in home after explosion in Parma Heights

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PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (WJW) - Parma Heights police confirmed to FOX 8 News that a body has been found in a home after an explosion on Saturday.

The Parma Fire Department earlier said they were looking for an elderly man who may have been home alone when his house exploded at around 1 p.m.

Multiple fire departments responded to the 6300 block of Mallo Place just after reports of an explosion.

Gas had been shut off in the neighborhood and some homes had been evacuated.

The fire remains under investigation.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as this story develops.

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