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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 02:31 AM

Two brothers win lottery, celebrate by blowing up house

Brothers celebrate lottery win by blowing up house

Two brothers who were celebrating a $75,000 winning lottery ticket by purchasing marijuana and meth accidentally blew up their house on Friday, said Sgt. Bruce Watts of the Wichita Police Department.

The explosion sent one of the brothers a 27-year-old to the hospital, where he remains in serious but stable condition with second-degree burns on his hands, arms and chest.

The other brother was sent to jail, Watts said.

The brothers were in a house in the 100 block of North Nevada Court, near Douglas and West Street, about 7 p.m. Friday, Watts said. One of the brothers went to the kitchen to refuel the butane torches they planned to use to light their bongs. He emptied a couple of large cans of butane lighter fluid, leaking butane into the air.

Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/2013/02/16/2678987/brothers-celebrate-lottery-win.html#storylink=cpy

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Initech Feb 2013 OP
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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 07:49 PM

1. Oh.

I was thinking that I might just blow up this old money pit if I won the lottery too.....but not this way, and not for a winning of only $75,000.

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