Electric Motor Explosion
by Melanie Kliebert, KRIS-TV
An electric motor explodes injuring the two mechanics working on it. It happened at electric motor rewind, incorporated just before 9:00 this morning. According to the fire department, fumes inside the motor ignited setting off a small explosion. The blast knocked out the ends of the motor, striking one man in the chest, the other in the hand. KRIS6 news is told the injuries were not life threatening, but both men were taken to Christus Spohn Memorial hospital for treatment.
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