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Fire Marshal: Cooking Grills Ignited Propane Tank, Causing Food Truck Explosion

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Philadelphia's Fire Marshal has determined the official cause of the food truck explosion that killed a mother and daughter in the city's Feltonville neighborhood on July 1.

The explosion happened on the foot truck La Parrillada Chapina, located in front of 300 W. Wyoming Avenue.

Officials confirmed that cooking grills ignited a propane tank, which caused the explosion.

Jaylin Galdamez, 17, and Olga Galdamez, 42, eventually died of their injuries from the blast.

Eleven other people were hurt as a result.

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