Police respond to utilities explosion at University of Nevada, Reno


RENO (CNN) — An explosion rocked the campus of the University of Nevada at Reno Friday.

The university’s police force told people to avoid the area due to a utilities accident.

The damage looks severe with debris scattered around the building.

Officials say three people were hurt in the reported explosion inside a dormitory, but city leaders say no one died.

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the blast.

People living nearby described the moment as like a car accident, saying it shook apartments.

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