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Man sets house on fire with blowtorch

Intended to melt ice on porch steps

By David Abel
Globe Staff / December 24, 2008

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NEW BEDFORD - After his 80-year-old mother nearly fell on the ice-covered steps of his home's back porch, Vasco Silva decided to take care of the problem as quickly as possible. (Full article: 397 words)

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