Victim recovers after E. Idaho apartment explosion

Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 9:35 AM MST
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REXBURG, Idaho (KBOI) — A victim is recovering after being severely burned in an explosion at an apartment in eastern Idaho.

The explosion at a Rexburg apartment complex burned the victim on 60- 80% of their body.

The victim was admitted to the burn unit at the Idaho Falls hospital.

There were no other injuries reported.

The sheriff’s office says the explosion was caused by fumes from a fuel can igniting inside the apartment when a portable heater was turned on.

We responded to an explosion and structure fire at Twin Pines Manor apartments tonight. One victim was burned on 60%-80%...

Posted by Madison Fire Department on Monday, March 8, 2021

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