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Son pulls dad from house fire

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Don Leinen's garage exploded Sunday morning with enough force to blow away the walls, dropping the roof on his car and setting his house on fire so quickly the flames were 60 feet high in minutes.

Luckily for the 76-year-old retired farmer from Great Bend, N.D., his son lives right across the street.

"Don't make this sound like a hero. I'm not. I'm serious. It was my dad, and I was going to get him out of there," said Jeff Leinen, the

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