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Five People Injured in House Explosion in Cambridge

Press Release from the Isanti County Sheriff's Department:

At 5:31 am on Saturday morning, the Isanti County Sheriff’s 911 Center received

numerous calls reporting a possible house explosion on the 33000 block of Hilary Circle NE in Cambridge Township.

Upon arrival, law enforcement personnel located 4 individuals walking around the exterior of the house. These four adult victims were suffering from varying levels of injury. All were non-life-threatening. Multiple ambulances and fire apparatus arrived on the scene. All four victims were transported to area hospitals.

Additional information was received that one more person, an adult male, was in the residence. It was believed that he was in the basement at the time of the explosion. Deputies and fire personnel were able to remove large amounts of debris to get to the victim. He was removed from the house and transported to an area hospital with

non-life-threatening injuries.

A sixth person was believed to have been in the house at the time but this information was found to be incorrect. There are 5 victims in this explosion; all suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. Three of the victims were male and two were female. Four of the victims are believed to be in the 40s and one was in their 20s.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office was on scene and will be working with the Cambridge Fire Department to determine the nature and cause of the explosion.

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