//Firefighters Among 33 Injured After Explosions, Fire At Cosmetics Plant In New Windsor, NY
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Firefighters Among 33 Injured After Explosions, Fire At Cosmetics Plant In New Windsor, NY

WABC reports more than two dozen people, including seven firefighters, were injured in a fire that followed an explosion at a manufacturing plant in New York’s Hudson Valley. There are 129 firefighters on scene.

NEW WINDSOR, New York – The explosion happened at around 10:15 a.m. Monday in the north section of Verla International — a business that makes cosmetics, primarily nail polish. It’s located at 463 Temple Hill Road in New Windsor in Orange County, WABC said.

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At about 10:40 a.m., a second explosion occurred at the plant, New Windsor police said.

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Altogether, 33 people were injured in the fire including the seven firefighters for the City of Newburgh. All of the people are expected to survive.

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Emergency officials have issued a shelter-in-place alert for people who are in the immediate area of the plant.

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