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Fire officials say as many as nine people were injured in a kitchen fire at a San Francisco Bay Area jail.
Alameda County Fire spokeswoman Aisha Knowles says an oven at the Santa Rita Jail caught fire and then exploded around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday.
At least one person suffered critical injuries.
Knowles said she was headed to the jail and didn't immediately have additional information.