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Report: Workers missing after US gas plant blast

July 30, 2013

TAVARES CITY, Florida (AP) — A series of major explosions at a Florida gas plant has injured several workers and left others missing.

The Orlando Sentinel reported Monday night that Tavares City Administrator John Drury said 10 of 24 people working at Blue Rhino, a propane gas plant, have not been accounted for after the blasts.

Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders says the blasts occurred inside the plant and blew the roof off.

The newspaper reports that the blasts began about 11 p.m. and continued for about an hour.

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