Rockford Scanner: Propane Explosion in Rockford, 1 Person Injured

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Ruben was a 20 year old autistic young man. I had the pleasure of watching him grow from a young child as his neighbor. His family are great friends of ours and I would like raise as much money as I can to help them offset the funeral cost they will pay. On 06-17-2020 Ruben was in his garage with the door closed not knowing the dangers of the grill he opened the propane tank and the garage along with him in it exploded. Ruben was rushed to Saint Anthony hospital alive where he later passed away as a result from his 3rd and 4th degree burns.

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Propane explosion, 1 injured. Extinguished

Gas grill tank exploded. The victim is reported to be in their teens and transported to a nearby hospital.

Sources are reporting a structure fire in Rockford. 

It happened around 7 pm in the 1200 block of 22nd ave. 

Reports of a detached garage on fire. 

Reports of a male inside, that is also reported to be stuck inside and on fire. 

Multiple emergency personnel are en route. 

Still developing 



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