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Rosemead shed explosion under investigation

A firefighter stands amid the charred remains of a shed that was leveled in an explosion in Rosemead on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. (LoudLabs)

May 7, 2014 7:57:34 AM PDT
A man suffered serious burns to his arms and chest Wednesday after an explosion at a shed in Rosemead.

Firefighters responded at about 1 a.m. to the 8000 block of Emerson Place. They found a large fire that damaged a shed. Flames had also spread to trees and brush.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies temporarily evacuated five homes.

Deputies and narcotics investigators were looking into the cause of the incident.

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