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Explosion Injures Five At Wisconsin Plant

MERRILL, Wis. – An explosion at a manufacturing plant in Lincoln County has sent two people to the hospital.

The blast knocked out walls on the west side of the Wire Products Manufacturing plant Monday.

Police tell WSAW-TV three people were treated at the scene for injuries. Authorities say employees were having trouble igniting a manufacturing oven, which may have played a role in the explosion.

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Information from: WSAW-TV, http://www.wsaw.com