2 hurt in explosion, fire at Minneapolis manufacturer

Published 9:21 pm Wednesday, September 19, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — An explosion and fire has injured two people at a manufacturer in southeast Minneapolis.

The fire broke out Wednesday at Metal-Matic Inc., a company that makes carbon steel tubes.

The Minneapolis Fire Department tweeted that two people were taken to a hospital with significant injuries. All other occupants safely evacuated the building.

No firefighters were hurt. The cause is under investigation.