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Live coverage: Explosion & fire at International Nutrition in Omaha, NE with people injured & trapped

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Omaha.com:

As many as 15 people are thought to be injured or trapped inside an Omaha plant that produces animal supplements.

Rescuers had taken five people to the hospital shortly after 10:30 a.m. Monday. They notified emergency room personnel that others remained inside International Nutrition near South 76th and F Streets.

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Emergency dispatchers received a report of a possible industrial explosion Monday about 10 a.m.

NE Omaha explosion 1-20-14

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KETV-TV:

At least nine people have been taken to area hospitals after an industrial accident in south central Omaha.

Crews at the scene just southwest of 72nd and F streets reported light smoke around 10 a.m. Monday.  The exact location of the scene is 7706 I Plaza, and the business at that address is International Nutrition.

Part of the building has collapsed, trapping at least one person inside.

So far, as many as nine people suffered injuries from the accident, some with serious burns.

NE Omaha explosion 2 1-20-14

 

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