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Explosion at wood pellet company in Clarendon

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CLARENDON, Vt. -

An explosion at the Vermont Wood Pellet Company in Clarendon.

The blast and subsequent fire at the Airport Business park on Route 7b happened around 4 a.m. Saturday.    

Fire fighters say multiple explosions took place in the fuel hopper that houses wood chips and grindings that are used to fuel the operation.  It took multiple departments, about three hours to control the fires. The extent of  the damage to the business is not known at this time however, smoke, water and fire damage is significant throughout business.  No one was injured 

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