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2 Dead, 3 Hurt after huge fire in an industrial building in Medley, Florida

Firefighters are battling a massive fire at an industrial facility by an explosion, resulting in multiple casualties and fatalities.



On Tuesday morning, there was a reported explosion and subsequent large fire that affected various vehicles and buildings at a Medley business, resulting in two fatalities and three injuries.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials, they received a call about the explosion at approximately 8:30 a.m. A surveillance camera in the vicinity captured a massive fireball rising from the affected business.

From chopper footage, it was evident that thick black smoke and flames were emanating from numerous structures and vehicles on the premises.

Although the fire was restricted to one establishment, multiple cars were destroyed in the process, and fire crews worked tirelessly to contain and eventually extinguish the flames by approximately 10 a.m.

At the location, video footage revealed two bodies being shielded by yellow tarps. Law enforcement authorities from Miami-Dade Police confirmed that an inquiry into the deaths was in progress.

Meanwhile, officials from the Fire Rescue department verified that five individuals were affected. Of the five, two were transported to a nearby medical center for treatment of injuries, with one being airlifted and the other transported via land ambulance.

Additionally, a third individual received on-site medical attention.

Additional information on the fire was also not released.

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