Explosion at 3V Chemical injures one worker

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013

A 3V Chemical Co. worker was transported to the hospital Tuesday evening after being severely injured during an explosion at the company off of Pennyroyal Road.

The hydrochloric explosion was called in to Central Dispatch by a guard at 9 p.m.

According to reports from the scene, the man was blown three or four floors down an elevator shaft as a result of the explosion. He also had rebar pierce his leg.

By 9:20 p.m., rescue workers had freed the man from the shaft and placed him on a backboard. He was transported to the hospital where he was decontaminated. He was expected to then be transported to a trauma center.

Currently, the explosion is under investigation.

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