Workers missing after Florida gas plant blast, says report

Tavares City (US), PTI | Updated : 30 July 2013, 11:02 AM

A series of major explosions at a Florida gas plant has injured several workers and left others missing.

The Orlando Sentinel reported on Tuesday that Tavares City Administrator John Drury said 10 of 24 people working at Blue Rhino, a propane gas plant, have not been accounted for after the blasts.

Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders says the blasts occurred inside the plant and blew the roof off.

The newspaper reports that the blasts continued for about an hour.

First Published: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:00 AM
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