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Box Elder County Firefighter Injured in Large Blaze

A FIREFIGHTER -- IN BOX ELDER COUNTY -- IS CONTINUING TO RECOVER, FROM THE SECOND DEGREE BURNS HE SUFFERED WEDNESDAY NIGHT, WHEN A BLAZE -- AT A TREMONTON HAY BALING PLANT -- CAUSED A PROPANE TANK TO EXPLODE.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE FIRE WAS REPORTED JUST BEFORE 10 PM WEDNESDAY, AND CREWS FROM SEVERAL AGENCIES WERE BATTLING IT, WHEN THE EXPLOSION OCCURRED.

OFFICIALS BELIEVE THE FIRE STARTED IN A PILE OF HAY... BUT THEY DON'T YET KNOW THE CAUSE.

FIREFIGHTERS SAY IT COULD BE ANOTHER COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE THE FLAMES ARE COMPLETELY OUT.

 

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