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November 24, 2012
Jessica Hill photo

Inspectors stand in debris, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the site of a gas explosion that leveled a strip club in Springfield, Mass., on Friday evening. Investigators were trying to figure out what caused the blast where the multistory brick building housing Scores Gentleman’s Club once stood.

Jessica Hill photo

Robert Spano, left, and Alan Hugley clean up broken glass, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, outside of Punta cana Restaurant & Bar, a few blocks from the site of a Friday-evening gas explosion that leveled a strip club in Springfield, Mass.

Jessica Hill photo

People keep a perimeter, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, around the area where a gas explosion leveled a strip club in Springfield, Mass., on Friday evening. Investigators were trying to figure out what caused the blast where the multistory brick building housing Scores Gentleman’s Club once stood.

Jessica Hill photo

Inspectors assess damage, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, around the area of a gas explosion that leveled a strip club in Springfield, Mass., on Friday evening. Investigators were trying to figure out what caused the blast where the multistory brick building housing Scores Gentleman’s Club once stood.