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Explosion injures one person at the Duro Bag Company in Richwood on Friday July 6, 2012.
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Locator map of explosion at Duro Bag company in Richwood, Ky. on Friday July 6, 2012. (Courtesy Google maps)
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1 injured following explosion at N.Ky. company

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RICHWOOD, Ky. - At least one person is injured following an explosion at a Northern Kentucky business Friday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 12:40 p.m. at the Duro Bag Company in Richwood just east of Dixie Highway. Initial reports came in as a forklift fire in the building, but later it was reported as a "significant" explosion at the building.

There is a large hole in the side of the building, according to officials.

No other information has been released at this time.

9 News has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as we get it.

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