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Car crushing sparks explosion

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A loud boom heard across much of Toledo late Wednesday night was caused by an explosion at a scrap metal facility.

It happened just before 11:00.

The Lucas County Sheriff's Office tells 13abc workers at the Omnisource facility on Detroit Avenue were crushing cars.  Workers told authorities one car had a little gas in the tank.  Those fumes ignited creating an explosion and loud boom.

There were no reports of any injuries or damage.

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