Solvay man with “significant burns” after backyard explosion

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(WSYR-TV) — A Solvay man was critically burned after a backyard explosion Saturday afternoon, the Solvay Fire Deputy Chief Matthew Zingaro tells NewsChannel 9. 

The individual was trying to start a fire in his fire pit a little after 1 p.m. when something exploded, Zingaro said. The man has significant burns on his upper body. 

The Onondaga County Fire Investigation Unit, along with the Solvay Police are investigating the explosion. 

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