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Emergency workers stand outside an apartment building which was destroyed by an explosion and a fire in Minneapolis January 1, 2014. REUTERS/David Bailey

At least 14 injured in Minneapolis apartment building blaze

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By David Bailey

MINNEAPOLIS - At least 14 people were injured, six of them critically, in an explosion and fire at a Minneapolis apartment building Wednesday morning in frigid temperatures, officials said.


The blast and blaze started at about 8 a.m. CST (1400 GMT) and engulfed the three-story building, which has a grocery store on its ground floor, they said.

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