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A New Jersey family evacuated during Ida flooding. Hours after leaving, an explosion destroyed their home

After the couple left their home with their newborn, gas lines damaged during a storm surge exploded, leaving only rubble and ruins of their home.

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A New Jersey couple along with their newborn daughter decided to evacuate during Hurricane Ida flooding. The decision saved their lives.

Hours after Mitesh and Nirali Patel left their home with their baby, gas lines damaged during a storm surge exploded, leaving only rubble and ruins of their home.

"We started our life literally here three years ago," Nirali Patel told WABC-TV. "We got married. We bought our house the same year. In three years, all our stuff is gone."

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