AUGUSTA (AP) – A man was airlifted to a Boston hospital after an oxygen tank he was trying make into wind chimes exploded, police said.

Basil Cake, 58, of Augusta, was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital by a Maine LifeFlight helicopter after the explosion Sunday afternoon.

Cake suffered severe injuries to his lower leg and abdomen, along with cuts and bruises, Augusta Police Sgt. Mark Desjardin said.

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