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13 injured in blast, fire in Minneapolis apartment building; “People jump from windows of three story building”

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MINNEAPOLIS – A fiery explosion rocked a Minneapolis Apartment complex early New Year’s Day morning.

Authorities say more than a dozen people were hurt in the blast- six of them are in critical condition.

Witnesses described seeing people jumping from windows of the three-story building, trying to escape the flames.

The Second and third floors collapsed, leaving the building in ruins.

Fire officials are investigating the cause of the explosion.