Gas explosion reported in unincorporated Des Plaines

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DES PLAINES, Ill. -- Northwest suburban fire crews were called to the scene of an explosion in an unincorporated area near Des Plaines this morning.

The explosion happened in the bottom unit of a two-story an apartment building in the 9900 block of Linda Lane.

It's northeast of the Tristate Tollway and West Golf Road.

Fire officials say there was at least one minor injury but it's not clear yet if anyone will need to be taken to a hospital.

There's a lot of structural damage.


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