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One man hospitalized following explosion near Victor

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The following is a news release from Teton County Sheriff’s Office.

TETON COUNTY, Idaho — At 8:57 a.m. Saturday, the Teton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting the sound of an explosion and visible smoke in the Henderson Canyon area approximately 4 miles west of Victor.

Teton County Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to the scene of the explosion, a residential address near 8000 S 4500 W. Fire units reported on arrival that a significant explosion occurred at the residence. Air Ambulance transport was requested for 1 adult male with serious injuries to EIRMC in Idaho Falls.

Residents at surrounding homes were asked to temporarily evacuate the area while fire personnel continues to work in the area to determine the cause of the explosion.

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