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CONWAY, NH (NEWS CENTER) -- A manwas seriously injuredwhen his home explodedin Conway, New Hampshire.

The explosion happened around 4 oclock in the afternoon on Valladares Drive on the corner of Route 16.

Chief Stephen Solomon with the Conway Fire Department says the home owner came home, smelled gas, ran out to shut the propane off, then took 5 steps back into his home when it exploded.

He suffered serious injuries.

His name has not been released but he was transported to Memorial Hospital in North Conway.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.