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Explosion in Whittier takes one man's leg

An explosion in Whittier took one man's leg and left another man burned early Monday, Jan. 10, 2010.

January 10, 2011 12:20:52 AM PST
An explosion in Whittier took one man's leg and left another man burned early Monday morning.Firefighters said some sort of high-pressure tank exploded in a residential garage in the 16000 block of Russell Street at about 2:40 a.m.

Two young men were hurt from the blast. One lost his leg and the other suffered burns to his lower extremities.

Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the blast.