1 dead, 2 hurt in Southern California building explosion

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead and two others have injuries after an explosion rocked an office building.

Orange County Fire Authority Chief Brian Fennessy says 10 engines and 70 firefighters were dispatched in response to a 1:09 p.m. Tuesday call from Aliso Viejo.

Fennessey says the blast involved a building under renovation. The cause of the blast was being investigated.

There was no immediate information about the person who was killed. The injured were taken to a hospital.

Fennessey says children at a daycare across the street were not injured. They were being reunited with parents at a nearby store parking lot.

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