Explosion damages landscaping company building in Montgomery County; several injuries reported

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Montgomery County authorities say an explosion in a house in the Laytonsville area injured one person and badly damaged the house.

Montgomery County authorities say an explosion in a building in the Laytonsville area injured three people and badly damaged the building.

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The incident was reported at around 8 a.m. this morning at a building at 23000 Laytonsville Road, part of the Ruppert Landscape Company headquarters, when an employee smelled gas.

Blast Damages Montgomery County’s Landscaping Company Building; multiple injuries reported

Montgomery County authorities say an explosion in a building in the Laytonsville area injured three people and badly damaged the building.

According to the fire department, three people were injured in the explosion – one inside the building and two outside. The person inside the building was rescued and flown to a nearby trauma center. Authorities say a second victim reported very minor injuries while a third reported more severe injuries.

The cause of the explosion is still being investigated.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for updates.

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