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One person airlifted after Cresco explosion and fire

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Cresco Fire Department battled a fire into the night on Tuesday after an explosion at Cresco Food Technology.

The explosion happened around 7 p.m.

One person was injured and flown to Minneapolis for treatment.

The patients condition has not been release yet.

The Cresco Fire Department says the building sustained "heavy damage".

Crews were on the scene until 1:15 a.m.

Waterloo Haz Matt was called in to help investigate. The cause is still unknown.

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