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Swanton man injured in garage explosion, fire

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A Swanton man was injured Friday in an explosion and fire in the garage at his home on Church Street.

Police say Warren Caswell called 911 just after 10 a.m. to report a propane explosion and fire. He was working alone in his garage at the time.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze.

Caswell was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say the explosion caused significant damage to the garage, estimated in excess of $15,000.

The exact cause of the blast and fire are still under investigation, but are not considered to be the result of an intentional act.

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