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Weekend explosion sends two to hospital

New Hampton, Iowa – Two people were taken to the hospital after a trailer park explosion during the weekend in New Hampton.

The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office says they took a call of a shed exploding just before 3 p.m. Saturday at 2059 Parkview Circle.

The fire resulted in a person being taken to the hospital and a New Hampton Police Officer being treated and released for smoke inhalation.

Authorities are still investigating the explosion and haven’t released any damage estimates.  Six agencies responded to the incident.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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