Worker suffers serious burns after job site explosion

Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 10:02 PM EST
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LUNENBURG, Vt. (WCAX) - A worker was seriously injured after an explosion on an Essex County job site last Wednesday.

Vermont State Police say they responded just before 5:30 p.m. to a structure fire on Hall Road in Lunenburg. Police say a contractor was working on the structure when there was an explosion. A fire broke out destroying the one-and-a-half-story building.

The victim, who has not been identified, was hospitalized with severe burns.

The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.