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Posted at 07:56 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Man burned in D.C. propane tank explosion

A man suffered serious burns Thursday evening when a small propane tank exploded at the National Building Museum, D.C. Fire and EMS officials said.

The explosion happened when a caterer’s propane tank exploded and caused a flash fire inside the building about 6 p.m., said Lon Walls, a spokesman. One man was taken to a hospital with serious and potentially life-threatening burns.

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