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(NEWSER) – For the gas explosion that nearly decimated a Gulfport, Miss., house on Wednesday, everything had to go exactly right—or, rather, exactly wrong.

Per the local fire chief, the home's resident puppy got its collar stuck on an unused laundry-room gas valve (the same exact height as the pup's collar, investigators note), which opened the valve and allowed gas to stream through a vent and into the attic, WLOX reports.

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