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Fatal Fireworks Explosion in Thurston County Still Underway

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Investigators are continuing to try and figure out what caused fireworks to explode, resulting in the death of on man in Thurston County. Investigators are continuing to try and figure out what caused fireworks to explode, resulting in the death of on man in Thurston County.
TENINO, WA - Investigators are continuing to try and figure out what caused fireworks to explode, resulting in the death of on man in Thurston County.

The explosion happened at a fireworks plant in the town of Tenino. Authorities say the blast and fire erupted as a truck was being loaded with fireworks to be taken to a show.

According to witnesses, something unknown ignited a firework which exploded and started a fire. One person died at the scene, two others were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment of burns and trauma.
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