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Explosion at White Creek Country Estates injures 1

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Posted at 5:54 PM, May 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-04 22:45:14-04

SOLON TWP., Mich. — An explosion at a residence in a mobile home park in Cedar Springs has left at least one resident injured, according to police.

First responders headed to White Creek Country Estates around 5:15 p.m. on reports of an explosion, causing a house to catch fire.

Officers saw large amounts of smoke and flames coming from the residence upon arrival.

When neighbors heard the explosion, they found a injured man stuck under a car port and pulled him out, according to police.

The man, a 50-year-old who lived in the home that exploded, was brought to the hospital after sustaining substantial injuries to his hands and severe burns to his body.

The man's mother was also in the house at the time of the explosion, but she suffered no injuries.

The cause of the explosion is still under investigation by the Kent County Sheriff's Office.

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