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Large Explosion with active fire reported at Back River Waste Water Treatment in Dundalk

The building has been evacuated, and all employees are accounted for with no injuries reported.



Two-alarm fire was ignited after an explosion caused a wall to be ripped off from the Back River Waste Water Treatment Plant in Dundalk, FOX3 has learned.

Firefighters were summoned to the 8200 block of Eastern Avenue on late Wednesday morning, and all seven workers who were inside the building have been safely evacuated.

The Fire Department has stated that a fire fueled by gas has resulted in unstable areas in the building, causing multiple areas to catch fire.

According to White Marsh volunteer fire officials, certain sections of the building are collapsing.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.