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PHOTOS: No One Hurt In Hawthorne Sedan Explosion

No one was injured. Photo Credit: Michael Jannicelli for DAILY VOICE
Township firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. Photo Credit: Michael Jannicelli for DAILY VOICE
Aftermath. Photo Credit: Michael Jannicelli for DAILY VOICE
Area businesses and homes were briefly evacuated. Photo Credit: Michael Jannicelli for DAILY VOICE
Authorities were investigating the 10:45 a.m. blast. Photo Credit: Michael Jannicelli for DAILY VOICE

Authorities were trying to determine why an unoccupied Mercedes sedan exploded Thursday morning in Hawthorne.

No one was injured in the 10:45 a.m. blast and fire on Lafayette Avenue, which was quickly doused by township firefighters. The blast damaged a sign at a nearby business.

Area businesses and apartments were briefly evacuated.

The street was temporarily closed between Utter and Vreeland avenues.

Michael Jannicelli contributed to this account.

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