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UPDATE: No injuries after explosion at Wausau hotel


WAUSAU (WAOW)--Emergency officials say there are no injuries after an explosion rocked Stewart Avenue on the west side of Wausau.

Authorities tell Newsline 9 that the explosion occurred in a living area in one of the hotel rooms at La Quinta Inn. Everyone in the area was evacuated.

There is visible damage to the building but the structure is in tact.

Authorities are still investigating and they don't know the cause of the explosion yet.


WAUSAU (WAOW) -- Emergency officials are blocking off an area around Stewart Ave after an incident at a hotel in the area.

Workers from surrounding businesses tell Newsline 9 they saw flames coming from La Quinta Inn just before 8:00 AM. Workers tell Newsline 9 fire trucks have lined Steward Ave and smoke is coming from the hotel.

Newsline 9 has a crew on scene and will bring you the very latest on WAOW.com.

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