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Press Release

For Immediate Release
February 10, 2014

Communications Office

Statement from Governor Hassan on Explosion at NH Ball Bearings
CONCORD – Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement in response to the explosion at NH Ball Bearings in Peterborough:

"My thoughts and prayers go out to those injured in today's explosion, to their families and loved ones, and to the entire Peterborough area where NH Ball Bearings is such an important member of the community. While we are still gathering details about the explosion, we are very encouraged to hear that all employees have been accounted for. The state has activated our Emergency Operations Center in order to better coordinate state resources and we stand ready to provide any assistance needed to local first responders."