Explosion near Clare leaves two injured


CLARE COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) — The Michigan State Police Bomb Squad is investigating an incident in which a box “blew up” near Grant Township.

Around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, authorities responded two an incident at a storage facility, in which a box reportedly blew up in someone’s hands, the Clare County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

The two women — 27-year-old Brittany Davis of Mt. Pleasant and 44-year-old Amanda Wonsey of Shepherd — that were injured were able to drive themselves to Clare Hospital, one citing injuries in the leg and the other saying they sustained an ear injury. They were in stable condition Wednesday.

Deputies were assisted by Clare Police, the Clare Fire Department, Mobile Medical Response Ambulance, the MSP Bomb Squad and the FBI.

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