3 people injured in explosion in Jefferson County

DITTMER, MO (KFVS) - Three people were burned in an explosion at a pyrotechnics business in Dittmer.

Three people, ages 33, 22, and 23, were taken to area hospitals after an explosion at Global Pyrotechnics at 7:09 a.m. Tuesday, according to Jefferson County Sheriff Oliver "Glenn" Boyer.

No word on the victims' conditions.

Global Pyrotechnics is in the 10,000 block of Sunset Drive in Dittmer.

An investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office, and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is underway.

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