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Waukon man severely burned in explosion


A Waukon man is severely burned after a fire and explosion in Allamakee County Sunday night.

The Sheriff's Office reports John Henningsgaard, 25, was attempting to light a brush pile on fire when an old fuel barrel in the area caught fire and exploded.

It happened around 7:50 p.m. at 1818 Moose Road.

Henningsgaard was taken to the Veteran's Memorial Hospital in Waukon and then transferred to an Iowa City Hospital by helicopter.

His condition has not been released.


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