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The soldier closest to the explosion suffered burns and cuts that were not believed to be life-threatening, Puryear said, and the other 13 were taken by ground to hospitals as a precaution, mostly for ringing in their ears.
The woman closest to the blast suffered third-degree burns and cuts and was flown to the hospital.
A pyrotechnic device, similar to a grenade simulator, that did not explode during training went off in the hands of a female soldier in the process of clean-up. The soldier sustained third degree burns and lacerations to her hands. She was taken by medivac to Southside Regional Medical Center.
The range commander at Fort Pickett says a female soldier was holding a grenade simulator went it went off.
The range commander said most appeared to suffer from concussions.