Fuel tank explosion injures one

It happened at a home at the intersection of Main Street and Hancock Street in Uniondale. The man was cutting open a 500 gallon fuel tank with a torch.

Posted: Feb 9, 2018 1:33 PM

UNIONDALE, Ind. (WFFT)- Ossian firefighters are investigating a fuel tank explosion that sent one man to the hospital.

It happened at a home at the intersection of Main Street and Hancock Street in Uniondale. The man was cutting open a 500 gallon fuel tank with a torch.

The Ossian Fire Department told WFFT the tank had residual product inside and exploded.

The man was taken to a local hospital by private vehicle.

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