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Explosion And Fire At Seed Facility Near Silverton

SILVERTON, Ore. — One person is reportedly unaccounted for after an explosion and four-alarm fire at a seed facility south of Silverton on Tuesday morning.

Firefighters have been battling the flames at Riches Seeds on Riches Drive NE since around 9:30am.

Callers to 911 reported there was an explosion and several people were hurt.

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