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Devan VanBrunt is shown recovering from the explosion in the burn unit at Regions Hospital in St. Paul in 2010. His mother filed a lawsuit suing the maker of the gas can used and Walmart, the seller of the can. Photo special to The Forum

Moorhead family sues after boy burned in grill explosion; says it should have had safety device

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MOORHEAD - The family of a 13-year-old boy badly burned in an explosion last April after he poured gasoline on a lit barbecue grill has filed a lawsuit claiming the gas container should have had a safety device to help prevent the fiery blast.


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