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Methuen Man Injured In Propane Explosion Inside Garage

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420x316-grad-bernice1 Bernice Corpuz
Bernice Corpuz is a reporter for WBZ Newsradio 1030. Prior to joining...
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METHUEN (CBS) – A garage explosion in Methuen has injured an elderly man.

Fire officials say 83-year-old Ronald Hane was in the garage and had a wood stove burning, when an accidental propane leak caused the flash explosion.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Bernice Corpuz reports


He was taken to a Boston hospital with burns to his head, face, and hand.

Hane’s son says his father was conscious and was in fact telling neighbors who came to his aid, to calm down.

Officials say the garage is a total loss.

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