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Cigarette May Have Caused Explosion

Cigarette May Have Caused Explosion



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(KSL News) A cigarette may have been the cause of a massive natural gas explosion that seriously burned two workers and injured two more.

Fire officials say the explosion happened in a truck near a gas well outside of Price yesterday afternoon.

They believe gas and carbon dioxide had settled inside the truck and could have exploded due to a spark from a cigarette.

One man in the truck was burned over his entire body. The other suffered extensive burns as well.

Two more standing nearby also suffered minor burns.

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