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Benton county man hospitalized after explosion

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KEYSTONE (KWWL) - Authorities are working to find out what caused a Benton county explosion Monday morning.

It happened around 11:00 am Monday at 92 2nd avenue Keystone.

36 year-old Bradley Szakacs was cleaning parts when fumes from the cleaning liquid ignited from an unknown source. The garage received substantial damage by the explosion and minimal fire damage.

Szakacs received second and third degree burns and was treated on the scene by Keystone First Responders and transported to St Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids by Elberon Ambulance.

The incident remains under investigation.

Online Producer: Jason Mortvedt

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