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UPDATE: Propane Plant Explodes

Published On: Jul 30 2013 12:57:24 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 30 2013 01:41:20 AM CDT
LAKE CO., Florida -

Seven workers were injured after several explosions erupted at Florida gas plant. Authorities had reported up to 15 workers missing. But throughout the night all workers have been accounted.
    
The explosion happened at Blue Rhino, a propane-take business. Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders says the blasts occurred inside the plant and blew the roof off.
    
Local Florida newspapers report that the blasts began about 11 p.m. and continued for about an hour.