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Man suffers second-degree burns after gas tank explosion

June 21, 2018 07:09 AM

A man caught fire while working on a car at Cole Muffler on Lake Avenue in Rochester Wednesday night.

Fire crews say a mechanic was removing the cars gas tank when the fuel line came loose and sprayed gasoline on him.

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A work light nearby ignited the gasoline.

The man suffered second-degree burns on his face, hands, and arms.

He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital.

His name has not been released.

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