Explosion, injuries reported at Letterkenny Army Depot
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — An explosion has been reported at Letterkenny Army Depot, ABC27 has reported.
Several people are being taken to the hospital by helicopter for burn treatment.
Franklin Fire Company posted on their Facebook page that three people were injured via the explosion and required air medical transports.
It wasn’t immediately clear how severe the injuries were; however, employees reported seeing two coworkers run out of a building “screaming and on fire, one with chemical burns,” ABC27 reported.
According to WPMT, there was an explosion and fire in the paint area of Building 350.
Three victims were taken to a Maryland hospital via a medivac in serious condition, and another was taken to Chambersburg Hospital in unknown condition.
No word yet on what caused the explosion.