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Man seriously burned in house explosion in Cass County

August 15, 2019

REMER, Minn. (AP) — A man has suffered serious injuries in a house explosion in northern Minnesota.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the 46-year-old man was doing service work on a propane furnace in Remer when the explosion occurred Thursday.

The Hill City man was the only one in the residence at the time. He was taken by air to a Twin Cities hospital to be treated for serious burns.

The state fire marshal is assisting Cass County sheriff’s officials with the investigation.

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