Explosion at cosmetics factory injures 35

Explosion at cosmetics factory injures 35
Posted at 5:22 PM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-20 12:32:28-05

NEW WINDSOR, NY (NEWS 12 HUDSON VALLEY/CNN) - Multiple explosions rocked a cosmetics manufacturing facility in New Windsor on Monday.

At least 35 people were injured, including seven firefighters.

A firefighter was taken to the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit with significant burns to his face.

Others suffered broken bones, muscle tears and minor burns.

The explosion happened at Verla International, a business that makes cosmetics - primarily nail polish.

There's no indication yet as to what caused the blasts and fire.

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