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2 workers severely burned in Osseo plant blast

Posted on September 23, 2015 7:00 pm under Fires and Explosions

At least two Osseo, Wisconsin plant workers were recently hospitalized due to serious burn injuries after a workplace explosion, an article from weau.com reported on September 22.

According to reports, the two workers whose names were withheld were immediately airlifted to two different hospitals after a buried gas line erupted while they working around 1:15 p.m. at Kings Valley Ag. The plant on Highway 53 where the blast took place reportedly stores and dries corn. EMS Captain Kirk Gunderson stated that they believed that the men are in stable condition and they were both conscious when they were transported to hospitals. The extent of the damage caused by the blast is undetermined and authorities are still investigating the plant explosion.

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