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SOLEN, N.D. (AP) — A homeowner in Morton County has survived an explosion that destroyed his house.

Sheriff’s officials say the man was walking out of his home in rural Solen Sunday morning when it exploded and caught fire. KFGO reports the man suffered an arm injury, but was able to drive himself to meet an ambulance.

Authorities say the home was a total loss. Just what caused the explosion is not known, but is under investigation.

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Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com