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CLEVELAND, Ohio — A family living outside of Cleveland, Ohio received a scare when turning on their water recently and finding out it is flammable, according to NBC News.
“Oh I was so scared. It just was a huge explosion — the entire sink up to the ceiling,” said Debby Kline.
The family first noticed a problem weeks ago when their water was fizzing, and then when Debby lit a candle near the sink the water lit up, noted the article.
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It turns out there is highly flammable methane gas in their well water.
“We're putting our kids in the bathtub every night in this explodable water,” Debby said.
Methane gas is a naturally occurring substance in the ground that can sometimes seep into wells, stated the article.
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