Crews Responding To Large Explosion At San Antonio Cement Company

by Paula A. Wyatt | February 24, 2016 | Blog, Explosions, Fires & Burns | 0 comments

Crews Responding To Large Explosion At San Antonio Cement Company

Flash fire at Capital Cement plant in northeast San Antonio injures three workers.

What crews are calling a " flash fire" ripped through a San Antonio coal mill at a cement plant owned by Capital Cement around 2:00pm today. According to first responders, three men who worked at the plant were transported to nearby hospitals to be treated for burns. They were all conscious after the incident and are not considered to be in critical condition. Two of the three workers are also being evaluated for possible chemical inhalation.

Thankfully, the site had a properly functioning carbon dioxide suppression system that was able to extinguish the flame soon after it ignited. Initial reports are still coming in and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

People who work in industrial occupations like plants put their lives on the line every day in order to provide for themselves and their families. Wyatt Law Firm is passionate about protecting their interests so that in the event of an accident, they receive the financial compensation they need and deserve.

We have successfully recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for wrongfully injured individuals, many of whom sustained serious burns because of the negligence of others. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the workers involved in this flash fire as well as their families.

If you or someone you know has been involved in this type of accident, we encourage you to contact our law firm to learn if you might be entitled to a financial recovery. Accidents like this can result in steep medical bills as well as lost wages and other expenses. Contact our San Antonio personal injury lawyers to learn if you could be entitled to compensation to cover the cost of these expenses.


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