Live coverage of the Hard Rock Hotel crane implosion

Explosion, injuries reported at Letterkenny Army Depot

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A small explosion and fire left four people requiring medical assistance.

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.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.