Oxygen tank explosion leads to house fire and death

KENDALL — The homeowner died after an oxygen tank explosion caused a house fire on Mosquito Lake Road Oct. 12. Jerry DeBruin, Fire District 14 chief, said that the explosion shortly after midnight woke a neighbor. By the time the neighbor made it outside, the house was already pretty well damaged and it was three-quarters…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.