US: Fire at Virginia shopping mall, 5 injured in blast


Richmond, Virginia
(Ian Munro /Daily News-Record via AP)

At least 5 people got injured in a big fire blast in a shopping center in Harrisonburg at Virginia (USA) on Saturday morning.

Ralph Northam, Governor of Virginia was quoted by media as saying that the fire was due to a gas explosion, Harrisonburg Fire Chief Matt Tobia told reporters that the cause of the fire was still being ascertained.

However, the cause of the blast is yet unknown and an investigation is underway.

Three people were taken to hospitals after the incident that was reported around 8:30 a.m., and two others were treated on the scene for minor injuries, the city said in an update Saturday evening. 


Publish : 2020-10-18 14:52:00

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