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      One man injured after gas leak causes fire in East Toledo


      One man is recovering after a natural gas leak caused a fire ball to explode in his face.


      It happened just before noon in the 800 block of Utah Street in East Toledo.


      Investigators say the man was digging a hole when he struck a four inch gas line.


      He received second degree burns to his face by the resulting flash fire.


      Columbia Gas crews were able to cap the leak after about a half hour.,

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