Two individuals are in vital situation.
Not less than seven individuals are injured, two critically, following an explosion at a paint manufacturing plant in a single day Thursday in Columbus, Ohio.
At 12:05 a.m., authorities acquired a name of an explosion at 1920 Leonard Ave, in accordance with Columbus Fireplace Battalion Chief Steve Martin.
As firefighters pulled as much as the second alarm hearth at Majestic Paints, they had been met by workers exiting the constructing. 5 individuals had been wounded and brought to native hospitals, Martin mentioned. They’re in secure situation
“Two different workers had been trapped contained in the constructing and needed to be rescued. They’re in vital situation at OSU Essential,” Martin mentioned.
As of 1:41 a.m. native time, authorities mentioned crews had been nonetheless working to place out the hearth and nonetheless looking for different workers that could be contained in the constructing.
“Our hazmat groups are right here to help in case we’ve got any contamination problem,” Martin mentioned.
ABC Information’ Ahmad Hemingway contributed to this report.