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One dead after explosion at Columbia home

One man has died after an explosion and fire at a Columbia home off Old Highway 63.

Columbia fire officials started getting calls about several small explosions at the home a little after 9 a.m. Wednesday on Southwood Dr. close to Old 63, south of Broadway.

Wednesday afternoon, authorities found the body of 59-year-old Brian Keeney in the home’s debris.

No word yet on how the fire started. The home is a total loss.

(This story was last updated at 7:18 p.m. Wednesday.)

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