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Explosion destroys Ypsilanti home, butane suspected

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YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJBK) -

Michigan State Police say butane, commonly used in the production of marijuana, may have led to a home explosion in Washtenaw County.

Authorities say three people survived the blast that destroyed the house Sunday morning on Foley and Gattegno in Ypsilanti Township, east of Ann Arbor.

A man, woman and child were home at the time. The man went to a hospital with leg injuries, we're told he was burned.

The fire marshall tells us the house was so badly damaged, it will have to be demolished.

On Monday, Lt. Michael Shaw said police executed search warrants in four Michigan counties as part of a marijuana trafficking investigation that included the home.

FOX 2's Robin Schwartz will have more on this story tonight during FOX 2 News at 5 p.m.

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