Man recovering after explosion at storage facility
A MAN in his 60s is 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.
A Garda spokesman said 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.