Furniture store explodes west of Detroit

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A western Wayne County furniture store has exploded and caught fire, possibly trapping people inside.

WXYZ-TV in Detroit says that the explosion occurred about 9 a.m.

Wednesday in the city of Wayne.

It is not immediately known if anyone has been injured.

Witnesses tell WWJ radio that the explosion at William C. Franks home furniture store shook surrounding buildings and that at least one person was pulled from the rubble.

The Wayne city manager tells the radio station that fire officials are working to get at least person out of the collapsed building.


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