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One injured in explosion at Chandler Feed

CHANDLER — Firefighters from around southwest Minnesota responded to an explosion and fire in Chandler on Wednesday. One person was injured in the blast, said Murray County Sheriff Heath Landsman.

Around 12:38 p.m. Wednesday, Murray County dispatch received multiple 911 calls about an explosion at the Chandler Feed Company in Chandler. Several area fire departments were immediately paged to provide mutual aid at the scene, Landsman said in a news release.

One person was injured in the explosion, and was taken to an area hospital to be treated for their injuries. Their condition is unknown at this time, Landsman said.

Firefighters remained on the scene until 4:20 a.m. on Thursday, Landsman said. The Chandler Fire Department is continuing to monitor the scene to make sure the fire doesn’t re-ignite.

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