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Multiple injuries reported in explosion at Portland bagel shop

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Posted at 10:31 AM, Oct 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 13:31:12-04

Multiple injuries have been reported after an explosion destroyed a Portland, Oregon bagel shop on Wednesday.

The Oregonian reports that multiple firefighters have been injured fighting the three-alarm fire, though the extent of their injuries are not known.

The explosion occurred at Portland Bagel Works at about 9:45 a.m. local time.

Portland Patch reports that the blast could be felt 11 blocks away.

Photos from the scene show a plume of gray smoke rising over a residential neighborhood.

More on this as it develops.