Photos: Gas explosion in south Minneapolis

Fire in Minneapolis
A large gas fire burns near Interstate 35W in Minneapolis, Minn. Thursday, March 17, 2011.
MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson

A natural gas-fueled fire erupted in south Minneapolis on Thursday morning, March 17, 2011. The fire forced Interstate 35W to close in both directions, though it reopened late in the morning. There were no reported injuries and the fire was extinguished.

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