Investigation Underway After A Residential Explosion In Fort Dodge

An investigation is underway after an explosion occurred at a residence here in Fort Dodge Tuesday Evening. The incident occurred in the 800 Block of South 16th St. Fort Dodge Police and Fire Dept. personnel were called to the home shortly before 7 PM Tuesday. The explosion broke a window and did cause significant injuries for a man at the home. The man who has not been identified as of this time, was taken to Unity Point Fort Dodge then was flown to the University Of Iowa Hospital. The man endured burns and significant injuries from the explosion. The explosion is currently under investigation by state officials.

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