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Two Killed In Oil Tank Explosion Near Hastings High School

A photograp from WABC posted on Twitter showing the scene at Hillside Avenue in Hastings.
A photograp from WABC posted on Twitter showing the scene at Hillside Avenue in Hastings. Photo Credit: @ABC7NYNewsDesk

This story has been updated.

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Two workers were killed in an oil-tank explosion at a house in Hastings-on-Hudson late Thursday morning, according to reports.

The two were removing an underground oil tank from the backyard of a house when the explosion occurred, according to WABC.

The incident occurred at around 11:30 a.m. at Hillside Avenue, near Hastings High School.

All high school staff and students are safe, but everyone in the school is being kept inside the building, according to the report.

Daily Voice has a reporter on the scene. Check back for updates.

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