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Meeting for those displaced after Beaver Dam apartment explosion

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BEAVER DAM (WKOW) -- A meeting is being held Thursday for those who still can't go home following a chemical explosion Monday and a controlled detonation Wednesday at a Beaver Dam apartment building.  

No one from building 109, the building where the explosion happened, has been able to go home.  People who live in all the other buildings in the complex were able to go home as of 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, after the controlled explosion of remaining chemicals. 

Thursday's meeting is at noon at St. Katharine Drexel Parish Center (408 S. Spring St., Beaver Dam).  People who are still displaced are hoping to learn more about a timeline for going home.  

Police were called about 1 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, to the Village Glen Apartments on Knaup Drive for a report of an explosion. The blast it blew out the windows and a sliding glass door in a second floor apartment.  One person was killed in the explosion.  His name has not been released.  

Wednesday's detonation took place at approximately 1:30 p.m.  Before the blast, nearby streets were closed, sandbags were place in the apartment complex, windows were boarded up and people evacuated.

If you would like to donate to those affected by the explosion there is an account set up through all Horicon Bank locations in Dodge County.  Mention the Dodge County COAD / Beaver Dam Apartments fund.  

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