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WALLA WALLA -- At least one person was injured this morning in an apparent tank explosion at a local salvage yard, authorities said.

The accident was reported about 9:30 a.m. today at Stubblefield Salvage and Recycling, 980 N.E. Myra Road.

Walla Walla Fire District 4 and Walla Walla City Fire crews responded to the call.

The city's Deputy Fire Chief Brad Morris said the city's ambulance service transported one person to a local hospital for possible arm and leg burns.

District 4 was handling the investigation.

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