Traverse City, MI – Antrim County

A man is recovering from severe burns after a gas explosion at an Antrim county home Tuesday morning. It happened at a new duplex on Apache road in Kewadin. A technician was working on a gas furnace when the liquid propane ignited. Firefighters say the blast lifted the home a foot off the foundation. The technician got out of the home and called the fire department. He was immediately taken to Munson Medical Center for treatment of severe burns.