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Police investigating explosion in Ohio

Posted: 10:56 AM, Mar 10, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-10 18:25:27Z

Police are asking the public to stay away from Crocker Park in Westlake, Ohio after propane tanks exploded this morning.

Witnesses said the explosion blew out the windows from the front of the building.

 

2x 1000gal propane tanks started leaking and caught fire. One just exploded and threw shrapnel at across the parking garage right at the front door of LA Fitness...

Posted by Constantine Dean Karadimas on  Thursday, March 10, 2016

People on the streets near the area were evacuated by police, while others inside nearby buildings were asked to remain where they were.

 

Well, I'm stuck at the gym. The streets are completely evacuated and the police are keeping everyone off the streets. I'...

Posted by Constantine Dean Karadimas on  Thursday, March 10, 2016

John Devere, senior project manager of the Walsh Group - the company overseeing the construction of the American Greetings building - said no one was injured in the explosion. The American Greetings building was near the explosion. 

Devere said a head count was taken immediately after everyone was safe and accounted for.