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Gas Explosion Agreement

FILE- In a Feb. 27, 2013 file photo, firefighters work the scene of an explosion that destroyed a home and killed a man in Royal Oak, Mich. One of Michigan's largest utilities has agreed to pay $1 million to create a new response fund after a natural gas line exploded. Attorney General Bill Schuette said Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, Consumers Energy will spend $900,000 to help victims affected by natural gas disasters with shelter, food and clothing. Another $100,000 will help study best safety practices and train utilities and first responders. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Ricardo Thomas, File) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT