An Inkster, MI man suffered severe burn injuries when his house exploded yesterday. A member of a DTE crew that was doing work across the street from the home sustained minor injuries, according to local news reports
When the blast occurred around 10 a.m. on May 2, the house, located in the 26000 block of Penn Street, was engulfed in flames. The man who lives there was able to run outside.
John Agnew, who was riding his bike through the neighborhood at the time of the explosion, told Fox 2, “He was standing there, and they had just put him out. He was on fire.”
The injured man was rushed to the University of Michigan hospital where he is being treated for third-degree burns on 35 percent of his body, according to Fox 2. He is in critical, but stable condition, the station reported.
Investigators say they working to determine the source of the explosion.
Attorney Eric Hageman, who leads the Pritzker Hageman Burn Injury Legal Team says, “It’s crucial to do an independent investigation in any case involving severe burn injuries.” Our firm has the resources to work with highly experienced cause and origin specialists to determine what factors caused the explosion, he said.
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