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Continued: Man's death raises toll from Cedar-Riverside fire to 3

Hassan said he slept in his apartment the night before the explosion, didn’t smell gas and saw nothing out of the ordinary when he left that morning. He said the building was in good condition after being remodeled.

Hassan, who works in maintenance, said he has lived with family and friends since the explosion. He said the Red Cross has offered him housing for the next three nights.

After that, “I don’t know,” he said. “Maybe sister. Maybe friends. It’ll be all right.” • 612-673-4626 • 612-673-7750


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