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ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) —  Six young girls are recovering from a campfire explosion.

Sources tell us the girls were sitting near the fire when it exploded.

It happened on Buttermilk Road in Albertville early Friday evening.

Sources tell WHNT News 19 it’s not clear how the explosion happened.

We’re told the girls were sent to an area hospital.

It’s not clear how badly the girls were injured.