Metal Shop Explosion In Enfield
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Enfield firefighters say a propane tank exploded at a local metal shop and injured two people.
Authorities say the tank exploded at Eastern Metal Treating on Bacon Road at about 2 p.m. Tuesday. The cause is under investigation.
Officials with the Shaker Pines Fire Department say the workers are being treated at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., for burns that aren’t life-threatening. Their names haven’t been released.
Fire officials told WFSB-TV that two men were changing a propane tank on a forklift when the explosion happened.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is expected to investigate.
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