Long Beach plant explosion forces evacuations; no injuries

LONG BEACH, Calif.

The incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. at a steam generating plant at Studebaker Road and Second Street in Long Beach.

An evacuation was limited to the property. A rupture happened in one of the tubes that carries high-pressure steam and water to a boiler.

Repairs are likely to take several days or up to one week, officials said.

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