Explosion in Dickinson, N.D. turns building into rubbleAn early morning explosion in Dickinson's industrial park west of town woke many residents and left one building smoldering in rubble.
By: Lisa Call, The Dickinson Press
DICKINSON, N.D. -- An early morning explosion in Dickinson's industrial park west
of town this morning woke many residents and left one building smoldering in rubble.
At about 4:35 a.m., residents awoke to a loud rumbling followed by an
explosion. Dickinson Fire Chief Curt Lefor said there were no fatalities and
it is unclear if there are any injuries.
South of Zeller Construction, what remained of a building lay burning.
Nearby buildings were damaged in the incident.
Senior Patrol Officer on the scene Brian Koskovich said the cause of the
explosion was unknown.
Koskovich said 911 dispatch was flooded with calls from concerned residents,
adding reports thus far show the explosion was heard from 27th Street West
and as far east as Sixth Avenue East.
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