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Five injured in explosion at Ohio iron casting facility

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Staff Writer | August 23, 2018
Five people were injured on August 21 in an explosion and fire at the Liberty Casting Company in Delaware, Ohio, local officials said.
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America   All the people injured were third-shift employees
The blast occurred In the foundry area of the factory and the fire department will handle the investigation into the cause of the incident.

Workers told local media the fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived on the scene.

All the people injured were third-shift employees, who were scheduled to work through the night. All suffered burns and were sent to a local hospital, although one person had to be airlifted.