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UPDATE: Woman suffers severe burns in explosion in Cedar Rapids

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Courtesy of Cedar Rapids Police Department Courtesy of Cedar Rapids Police Department
CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

UPDATE: One woman was taken to the hospital with severe burns after a reported explosion, leading to the fire.  Fire crews believe it may have been caused by a gas leak.  

Mid American Energy is on the scene, along with investigators.  Authorities say the woman was the only person home at the time, and the fire was contained to the home.

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Cedar Rapids Fire crews are on the scene of a house fire at 20th Ave. and 14th St. SE.  Police say the fire is under control, but there appears to be extensive damage.

More details to come

Video Courtesy of Andie Carter, who lives down the street of the explosion

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