Explosion at Loveland motel sends 2 to hospital, injures 3 others

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LOVELAND, Colo. —  Five people were injured after an explosion and fire at a motel on Saturday night, Loveland Fire Rescue said.

Firefighters responded about 6:45 p.m. to the Rosebud Motel at 660 E. Eisenhower Blvd.

When responders arrived, they found the explosion and fire initially burning one room as well as the roof.

About two hours later, the fire had spread to three units and the attic before being contained.

Two people were taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries. Two others and a firefighter were treated at the scene. The motel was evacuated.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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