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Man injured by hydrogen explosion

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Man injured by hydrogen explosion

KGMI News Reporting
By Alex Gray

KENDALL, Wash. – Authorities say an experiment gone wrong is the cause of an explosion in the Paradise Lakes area.

Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo says a 44-year-old Kendall man was trying to breakdown water into hydrogen and oxygen yesterday morning in an out-building on Golden Valley Blvd. when the tank of hydrogen exploded.

ATF and FBI responded to the explosion.

Play Sheriff Elfo on explosion

The man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with traumatic injuries following the explosion.

He does not face criminal charges.