Explosion at Solid Waste Authority plant in West Palm Beach sends one person to the hospital

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- One person was injured after an explosion at the Solid Waste Authority plant in West Palm Beach early Tuesday morning, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue spokesperson Don Delucia.

Crews responded to the scene located at 6600 45th Street near Florida's Turnpike shortly before 6 a.m., according to Delucia.

The explosion happened at 5:31 a.m. at the authority's bio solids processing facility.

The injured person was rushed to to St Mary's Medical Center by ground.

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