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NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man was hospitalized after a fireworks explosion in northeast Iowa.

The explosion occurred Saturday afternoon at a mobile home park in New Hampton. The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Office says the man was setting off fireworks, and they ignited flammable material in his shed, causing the blast.

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The 22-year-old man was taken to a hospital. His name hasn't been released. A police officer who responded to the scene was treated for smoke inhalation.

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