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    Industrial Fire Rages in Ayer

    Authorities responded to a 3-alarm industrial fire and reports of an explosion in Ayer, Massachusetts.

    (Published Friday, March 23, 2018)

    A man has died from his injuries following a furnace explosion in Ayer, Massachusetts.

    The furnace explosion at Advanced Vacuum Systems on Fitchburg Road Friday evening led to a 4-alarm industrial fire.

    Two employees at Advance Vacuum Systems were taken to local hospitals as a result of the incident, where one, a man in his 50s, later died. His name has not been released. The other employee's condition is unclear at this time.

    Two firefighters also suffered minor injuries in the fire.

    Gunman Killed After Shooting 13 People, 2 Fatally, in Toronto

    [NATL] Gunman Killed After Shooting 13 People, 2 Fatally, in Toronto

    A gunman who opened fire on a busy street in Toronto was killed Sunday night. The shooter killed two people and injured 13 others.

    (Published 2 hours ago)

    A preliminary investigation indicates the explosion was caused by an apparent pressure vessel malfunction, according to the Middlesex district attorney's office.

    The investigation into the furnace explosion is ongoing.

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