Two men injured by explosion in Lakeview
Posted December 16, 2009
Lakeview, N.C. — Gasoline vapor exploded Tuesday evening at the Short Shop gas station on U.S. Highway 1 in Lakeview, according to Frank Staples, safety officer with the Circle V Fire Department.
Two men were using a power grinder on an underground fuel tank when the vapors exploded just before 7 p.m., Staples said.
The workers suffered minor burns, Staples said.
No additional information was available.