VERGAS, Minn. - A northwest Minnesota man amazingly suffered only minor injuries when his Ottertail County home exploded Monday.
First responders were called to the home off Highway 41 near the town of Vergas just before 5 p.m. on reports of an explosion. They pulled 67-year-old homeowner Peter Hansen from the wreckage and found that he had suffered only minor injuries in the explosion.
The home is considered a total loss.
The Minnesota State Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the explosion.
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