Residents asked to search for debris, body parts after Houston explosion

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HOUSTON (AP) Two people are confirmed dead after a massive explosion at a Houston industrial company.

The explosion happened about 4:30 a.m. inside a building at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing, (CNN VAN photo)

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo says authorities don't believe Friday morning's explosion was intentional though a criminal investigation is underway.

Acevedo asked residents who live nearby to search their homes and neighborhoods for any debris including body parts, and to contact police if they find anything that could aid in the investigation.

The explosion happened about 4:30 a.m. inside a building at Watson Grinding and Manufacturing, which makes valves and provides thermal-spray coatings for equipment in various industries.