The Minnehaha Academy had an explosion in the Upper School that may have been caused by a gas leak. The building appears to be collapsing, according to KARE11 News.
So far, the fire department reports one person is dead but cannot confirm it. All students have been accounted for but there are still people trapped and rescues are underway.
1 fatality reported and at least persons trapped beneath collapse reported. Crews extinguishing fire, searching for victims and extricating.— Minneapolis Fire (@Minneapolis Fire)1501688885.0
Here's a pic from Google Maps as a point of reference for the part of @MinnehahaAcad that is missing since the expl… https://t.co/QBGV0wstJ2— Keith Marler ☀️ (@Keith Marler ☀️)1501689811.0
BREAKING: Explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis. Part of the building has collapsed. @KARE11 https://t.co/HR6col6psq— Dave Peterlinz (@Dave Peterlinz)1501688588.0
BREAKING: Explosion and building collapse reported at Minneapolis school; rescues underway - @kare11 https://t.co/LCX0UfvzFa— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt)1501689079.0
Fatality not confirmed.— Minneapolis Fire (@Minneapolis Fire)1501689862.0
At least 1 person is dead after an explosion at a Minneapolis school: https://t.co/10K5moWFJp Live @KSTP coverage:… https://t.co/WTLWAo6WtN— WDIO News (@WDIO News)1501689887.0
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