3 Injured after explosion in Cedar Hill - KMOV.com

3 Injured after explosion in Cedar Hill

(KMOV)-- Several people were injured after an explosion at 8129 South Industrial Drive in Cedar Hill.

According to Fire Chief Terry Doer, around 11:10 Thursday morning there was an explosion and flash fire at Precision Enclosure & Fab Inc. Three people were injured and transported by ambulance to St. John's Mercy Medical Center. Two have since gone home.  They were listed in in satisfactory condition. The injuries are believed to be burns

The explosion and fire happened on the exterior of Innovative Energy, Inc., a bio fuel company.

A worker at a neighboring business told News 4's Russell Kinsaul that Innovative Energy burned mulch to create energy. Fire Chief Doer said the company had passed all fire inspections and was fully permitted. No one from the company has commented.

For now the business is being secured until an investigator with the Missouri Fire Marshal's office arrives. An investigator with OSHA is also expected on the scene Thursday afternoon.




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