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Cincinnati Fire: One person injured in Evanston vehicle explosion

HAZMAT team investigating
Posted at 2:27 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 20:45:12-04

CINCINNATI -- Firefighters and the hazardous materials team are investigating a vehicle explosion in Evanston.

The vehicle exploded near the intersection of Woodburn Avenue and Montgomery Road. One occupant was injured and transported to an area hospital, according to the Cincinnati Fire Department.

In a tweet, the fire department said a propane tank being transported inside the vehicle led to the blast.

The HAZMAT team and fire prevention specialists are at the scene. Cincinnati police officers blocked a portion of Hewitt Avenue due to the investigation.