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Wednesday, June 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Multiple people injured in explosion in Newport

Multiple people were injured Tuesday night in an explosion at an aerospace business in Newport, the Pend Oreille County dispatch reported.

An explosion was reported about 9 p.m. at Zodiac Aerospace, 501 N. Newport. Multiple people were transported to Newport Hospital. One was airlifted to a hospital in Spokane, the dispatch reported.

Cause of the explosion is under investigation. The Newport Fire Department as well as Pend Oreille County Fire District 3 responded to the scene. As of 11 p.m. there was no ongoing fire at the location, according to dispatch.

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