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Man suffers serious injuries after furnace explosion at Cass County home

Man suffers serious injuries after furnace explosion at Cass County home Photo: KSTP

Updated: August 15, 2019 10:22 AM

Authorities say one man was seriously injured after an explosion involving a furnace at a Cass County home. 

The Cass County Sheriff's Office said first responders were called just before noon Wednesday afternoon on a report of an explosion at a home in Remer. 

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When deputies arrived, they learned a man had been working on a propane furnace when an explosion occurred. 

The man was the only person inside of the home when the explosion happened. 

The sheriff's office said he was airlifted to a hospital in the Twin Cities for burns and serious injuries. 

The incident is under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office. 

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