Crews respond to explosion in Attica

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ATTICA, Ind. (WLFI) — Multiple crews responded to an explosion in Attica. The call came out just before 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

Attica Mayor Robert Shepherd said the building at 701 S. Perry Street was involved in an explosion. Police believe no one was injured in the explosion.

At first reports, the explosion was believed to be due to a gas leak. A police officer on the scene said there was a strong smell of gas in the back of the building.

Shepherd is calling this incident a ‘tragedy.’ The explosion happened at a Families United building. It is an organization that provides counseling services. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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