Hill City man treated for burns after house explosion

By: News Director Larissa Donovan

REMER– A 46-year-old Hill City man is being treated for burns and serious injuries after a house explosion in Remer.

According to a release from Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch, his office received reports about an explosion Wednesday just before noon.

Deputies responded to the scene and determined the man had been working on a propane furnace when the explosion occurred.

The victim was the only person at the home at the time of the explosion.

He was transported via North Memorial Air Care to a Twin Cities Hospital for treatment of his injuries. The incident remains under investigation. 

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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