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Two men injured by explosion in Lakeview

Posted December 16, 2009 1:36 a.m. EST

— 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.