Two men burned in explosion at joinery factory

A firefighter douses down after the container blast. Picture: SunLiveA Mount Maunganui joinery factory worker remains in Waikato Hospital today receiving treatment for burns he received during an explosion and fire at the factory yesterday, sunlive.co.nz reports. A second worker with minor burns was treated and discharged yesterday. The two men were checking a Hocking Street joinery factory’s dust extraction system at about 11am when the first explosion took place, says Tauranga fire senior station officer Phil Price. “That shipping container was [...]

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