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Explosion totals home, injures one in Vergas

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A man suffered minor injuries in a home explosion in Vergas on Monday that left his house a total loss.

The homeowner, Peter Hansen, 67, was inside at the time of the explosion, according to a release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. He was transported to Perham Health with non-life threatening injuries.


The sheriff's office received the call of a house explosion at around 5 p.m. The home is located at 42568 County Highway 41.

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