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Possible electrical explosion causes injury at Wilmington building

L.A. fire officials say one person was injured in what they suspect was an electrical explosion Monday.
L.A. fire officials say one person was injured in what they suspect was an electrical explosion Monday.
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One person was reportedly hurt in what firefighters suspect was an electrical explosion in the Wilmington area of south Los Angeles, according to an L.A. Fire Department spokesperson.

Firefighters received several 911 calls Monday afternoon and went to the 700 block of North Henry Ford Avenue, LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphrey told KPCC.

One person was close enough to be injured by the blast. He sustained what were described as non-life-threatening injuries, Humphrey said.

There was no police or OSHA investigation into the building that firefighters were aware of, Humphrey said.

The person was taken to a nearby hospital, but there was no information immediately available on his condition or the nature of his injuries.