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Update: Man recovering following house explosion

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CORECTIONVILLE (KWWL)-- A KWWL follow-up in that house explosion in the town of Correctionville last week.

60 year old Thomas Roark had burns on 22 percent of his body.  His nurse at the Omaha hospital says he is still on a ventilator and not able to talk.  He is awake and conscious.

Roark was trying to light his water heater when the explosion happened Thursday afternoon.

The explosion rocked the two-story house off its foundation.

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