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Explosion at Ind. furniture plant injures 6

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JASPER, IN (AP) - Authorities say six people were hurt by an explosion and fire at a furniture factory in the southern Indiana city of Jasper.

Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center said the six people it was treating do not have life-threatening injuries.

Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang says the explosion Friday 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.

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