MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man who was severely injured in a Hampton house explosion earlier this month has died, according to Bakken-Young Funeral Home.

First responders say he was wandering the scene with severe burns over much of his body, searching for his wife, who was killed in the Feb. 5 explosion.

(credit: CBS)

Brian Suilmann, 57, of Hampton, died Wednesday. Suilmann’s wife was identified as 56-year-old Theresa Ann Snoeyenbos.

According to the Dakota County Sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a home in the 2400 block of Lewiston Boulevard just after 6 a.m. The explosion was reportedly heard as far away as Farmington and Hastings.

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“This is the worst fire I have ever been on, the amount of damage that was done,” Randolph-Hampton Fire District Chief Kevin Whitsen said.

Several fire departments responded to the scene, arriving to find the remains of a house totally engulfed in flames.

While the exact cause of the fire is under investigation, fire officials say it’s being investigated as a potential propane-fueled explosion.


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