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3 people injured in explosion at GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant

3 hurt in General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant explosion

DETROIT – Three people were injured Wednesday morning in an explosion at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant on Detroit's east side. 

The plant is on East Grand Boulevard.

The Detroit Fire Department said there was a small filter pump explosion. GM spokesman Tom Wickham said a pressure valve popped off and three workers were injured. The workers suffered non-life threatening injuries and required some treatment.

The incident has been labeled an industrial accident.

The plant was not evacuated.

No other information was made available.

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