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Employee injured in industrial explosion

An explosion at an industrial park in West Kelowna sent an employee to the hospital with serious injuries Monday.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
February 23, 2015 - 2:28 PM

WEST KELOWNA – An explosion at an industrial park in West Kelowna sent an employee to the hospital with serious injuries Monday.

The call came in around 12:30 p.m. with reports of a gas explosion at 2555 Auburn Rd.

Although West Kelowna Fire Rescue declined to comment because the investigation is ongoing, Global Okanagan reports the man was welding a steel drum when the explosion happened.

His injuries are believed to be serious.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infotelnews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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