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Florida Jail Explosion

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Florida Jail Explosion

By Brittany Gajewski. CREATED May 1, 2014
PENSACOLA, FL-- An explosion at a north Florida Jail has killed 2 people and injured more than 100 others.

The blast happened around 11pm local time at the Escambia County Jail in Pensacola.

The gas explosion collapsed part of the jail.

Both prisoners and corrections officials were among the wounded. Most suffered only minor injuries. About 600 prisoners were in the building at the time. Uninjured inmates were being moved to other detention facilities in the area.