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February 15, 2010 at 10:14 AM

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Second Seattle explosion in two nights destroys cooler

Posted by John de Leon

On Sunday night, someone blew up a five-gallon cooler at the corner of Northeast 55th Street and 31st Avenue Northeast, according to Seattle police.

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Police say the cooler was blown up with an unknown device, sending debris flying approximately 25 feet. No one was injured in the 10:15 p.m. explosion.

There were no witnesses, police said.

The blast was not far from another explosion on Saturday that destroyed a garbage can near the corner of Northeast 45th Street and 42nd Avenue Northeast.

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