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Worker suffered burns in explosion at town of Hudson business

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An explosion was touched off when a worker attempted to cut off bolts on the underside of a liquid propane tanker at a town of Hudson business last week.


The worker suffered burns to his face and hands in what was described as a flash fire than accompanied the explosion. He was said to have been taken to a hospital by ambulance for treatment.

The accident happened Wednesday afternoon, March 19, at Holiday Fleet Services, 579 Schommer Drive.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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