2 people hurt in explosion, fire at North Carolina propane operation
CLINTON, N.C. — Two people were injured in an explosion at a North Carolina propane cylinder manufacturing and filling plant.
WRAL reported that crews responded Friday afternoon to a fire at Rapid Xchange Clinton where one person had to be airlifted to the hospital.
Homes and businesses near the explosion were evacuated. The fire burned parts of a nearby farm field and some woods.
There is no word on what caused the explosion or the name and conditions of the victims.