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The woman’s two young children also suffered slight burns in the explosion which set their two-family house on fire just after 7 p.m. Tuesday. The mother was taken to a hospital in Livingston with burns covering up to 60 percent of her body and the children were taken to a local hospital.
The fire lasted about 30 minutes and displaced nearly a dozen people.
An investigation is continuing.