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1 dead in southeastern North Dakota home exlosion

August 4, 2018

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities in southeastern North Dakota say one person was killed in an explosion at a rural home near Wahpeton.

Richland County Emergency manager Brett Lambrecht tells KFGO radio that there were three people inside the home when the explosion occurred Saturday morning. The survivors were taken to a hospital. Their conditions were not known.

No names have been released.

Lambrecht says the home was destroyed.

The State Fire Marshal’s office and the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating the cause.

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Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com

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