New Franklin: Mobile home explosion sends one to hospital

4:42 AM, Aug 24, 2012   |    comments
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NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio -- One man was sent to the hospital after a mobile home explosion and fire at a New Franklin mobile home development Thursday night.

The explosion was reported just after 9:30 p.m. on East Buddy Street, at the Red Hill Trailer Park, off of State Route 619.

A man who lived in the home was injured in the explosion and taken to Akron City Hospital. His condition is not available.

His trailer was completely destroyed.

Two nearby trailers were damaged by the explosion and resulting fire, but the people who lived in them were not home at the time.

Fire officials are investigating the cause of the blast.


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