UPDATE: 2 people unaccounted for in Minnehaha Academy explosion, 1 found uninjured
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (FOX 47) -
UPDATE: Minneapolis Police say one of the missing people have been found uninjured.
Emergency crews are still searching the rubble for the other two unaccounted people.
Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said three people were rescued from the roof, and another person initially believed missing was found unhurt. He says crews are searching for two missing people who may be trapped in the rubble.
Police say five people were taken to a hospital with injuries, including one who has since been released.
Minnehaha Academy is a Christian college prep school, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
Stay tuned to the NewsCenter at 5 and 6 for the latest.
Below is tweets sent out by the Minneapolis Police Dept. The video is was a live press conference with more details about the explosion.
Gov. Dayton released a statement after learning about the collapse.
“My office is in continuous contact with the City of Minneapolis and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, as emergency personnel respond to this emergency. The State will provide any and all resources necessary to aid first responders in their efforts to ensure the safety of all those impacted by this morning’s explosion. I thank the many firefighters, paramedics, and law enforcement officers who rushed to the scene this morning, and who are working still to ensure the safety of our children, adults, friends, and neighbors.”
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