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6 Hurt in Council Bluffs Explosion

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    April 28, 2014 | 3:22 pm
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say six people have been hospitalized after an explosion and fire at a home on the east side of Council Bluffs.

    Fire investigator Dan Roberts told Omaha television station KETV ( ) that the accident occurred about 8:10 p.m. Thursday.

    Four children and two adults suffered mostly second-degree burns, and two of the injured were taken to a burn center in Lincoln, Neb. Authorities say a group of Boys Scotts had been working on a ceremony display at the home when the explosion occurred.

    The fire marshal's office is investigating.

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