Three Hurt in Cement Plant Blast

Monday, March 2, 2015 @ 09:03 AM gHale

Three workers ended up rushed to the hospital with burns after an explosion at a cement plant in San Antonio, TX. Tuesday afternoon.

The blast occurred at a coal mill at Capitol Aggregates and caused a fire. Emergency crews got the call, but the facility’s carbon dioxide suppressant system had already put out the fire.

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The workers suffered burns to their faces and chests, but the injuries were not life-threatening, officials said.

The victims’ conditions and the cause of the explosion were not immediately available.

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