Man injured in gas explosion
Published 04/11/2011 | 05:00
A MAN in his 60s was last night recovering in hospital after an explosion at a storage facility.
It is understood a gas cylinder exploded at an IDA Industrial Estate on Cork Road, Waterford, at about 10am yesterday.
The man was rushed to Waterford Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A 650ft cordon has been put in place around the building and a number of factories have been evacuated as a precautionary measure.
The Health and Safety Authority is investigating. The worker is said to have minor burns to his arms and face.