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Seen from a block away a firefighter sprays water on a fire where 13 people were injured, six critically, Wednesday morning, January 1, 2014, after an explosion caused a major fire at a grocery store and apartment building in the 500 block of Cedar Ave. in Minneapolis. (Pioneer Press: Chris Polydoroff)

Explosion, fire at Minneapolis apartment building injures 13, 6 critically

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By Will Ashenmacher and Nick Woltman

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS - An apparent explosion Wednesday resulted in an early-morning fire at a three-story building in a Minneapolis neighborhood. Early reports indicated that 13 people had been injured, six of them critically.


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