BREAKING: Explosion at Rock Island UPS Freight


The Rock Island Fire Marshal tells us one person has been taken to an area hospital after sustaining injuries from an explosion at UPS Freight on 31st Street West. 

Two others were injured but were treated on-scene. The call came in around 5 a.m. on Thursday.

Viewers around the area tell KWQC TV-6 they could feel an explosion or rumble, and the Fire Marshal says it was a "very significant explosion" powerful enough to push concrete walls back.

(Photo courtesy KWQC-TV)

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