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Crews extinguish dumpster fire after reports of explosion in Kilgore

(Source: Kilgore Police Department) (Source: Kilgore Police Department)
(Source: Kilgore Police Department) (Source: Kilgore Police Department)
KILGORE, TX (KLTV) -

Police and fire crews responded to an explosion in the 2100 block of Industrial Avenue on Monday afternoon in Kilgore.

The Kilgore Police Department said units responded to the scene, which is in southwest Kilgore, just before 5 p.m. A short time later, Kilgore police said that a dumpster caught fire, igniting paint cans. That fire, along with a grass fire was put out and roads were reopened.

The scene was cleared by 5:30 on Monday evening.

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