December 28, 2014
JASPER, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say six people were hurt in an explosion and fire at a furniture factory in the southern Indiana city of Jasper.
A spokeswoman at Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center says none of the injuries are life threatening.
Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang (HOKE'-sang) says the explosion Friday morning at the Indiana Laminate plant caused a fire that has been extinguished. He says some walls collapsed. What caused the explosion is unclear.
The first 911 call came into police at 7:19 a.m.
Jasper is about 50 miles northeast of Evansville.
(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.