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Update: Details in gas pump fire investigation

Posted at 7:19 PM, Jan 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-03 20:19:09-05

New details were released Sunday morning about the investigation of a gas pump fire that left one man hospitalized in Gretna on Saturday.

A release from the Sarpy County's Sheriffs Office says that an initial investigation shows that the fire was not the result of equipment malfunction, nor was it accidental. The release says it is believed to be an isolated incident. An exact cause has not been released.

Authorities have not released the identity of the man injured in the fire. He remains in critical condition.

Original story:  

A man was critically injured Saturday afternoon in a gas pump fire near Gretna.

Sarpy County Sheriff's deputies and Gretna firefighters responded to the fire at the Pump and Pantry near Sapp Brothers Drive and Hwy 370 just after 3:45 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say a man was severely burned near the gasoline pumps. He suffered critical injuries and was flown to Nebraska Medicine by medical helicopter. 

Police are still investigating the cause of the fire. The Nebraska State Fire Marshal's office was also called in to investigate. 

Police have not identified the victim, pending family notification.