WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a truck cleaning facility in West Virginia has injured two employees, officials said.
The explosion was reported at a garage Monday night while a tanker was in the process of being cleaned, Ohio County Emergency Management Agency Director Lou Vargo told news outlets.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 744 New Cases, 24 Deaths Over 4 Days
Two workers were burned and taken to Wheeling Hospital, he said. The extent of their injuries wasn’t clear.READ MORE: Former Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge Now In Stable Condition After Suffering Stroke
The building where the fire occurred was a complete loss, Vargo said.
It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the explosion.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
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