Saturday morning vacant building explosion in Peoria leaves behind $75,000 in damages

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An early morning building explosion in Peoria leaves behind $75,000 in damages. 

First responders arrived at the vacant one story building on Antoinette around 1:15 a.m. 

At the time of the blaze, crews were able to gain control in just 15 minutes, but video from Saturday morning shows what’s left behind. 

A demolition crew was called in to remove debris and Ameren gas was also on the scene. 

Thankfully, no injuries were reported.

The cause remains under investigation. 

This story will be updated.

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