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12 firefighters injured in explosion at fireworks storage facility near Roswell

Marian Camacho
June 05, 2019 08:36 PM

ROSWELL, N.M. - Twelve firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage facility south of Roswell Wednesday.

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One firefighter is in critical condition, another is stable and the 10 others were treated at the scene for minor injuries, according to the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

The explosion happened around 12:15 p.m. at the Roswell Industrial Air Center.

According to New Mexico State Police, the firefighters were packaging fireworks at a facility for the upcoming Fourth of July community display.

The FBI, ATF, Roswell Fire Department and Roswell Police Department are assisting New Mexico State Police in the investigation.

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Marian Camacho

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