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2 Seriously Hurt After Explosion, Fire At Commercial Building In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – An explosion and fire has injured two people at a manufacturer in southeast Minneapolis.

The fire broke out Wednesday at Metal-Matic Inc., a company that makes carbon steel tubes.

Minneapolis Explosion Fire
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The Minneapolis Fire Department tweeted that two people were taken to a hospital with significant injuries. All other occupants safely evacuated the building.

No firefighters were hurt. The cause is under investigation.

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