Sunday, July 1, 2012

GM employee injured after plant explosion


An employee at the General Motors Fairfax Plant in Kansas City, Kan., was injured after an explosion at the plant.

Firefighters reported to the scene Sunday morning at about 10:15 a.m.

According to Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department Battalion Chief Craig Duke, the explosion happened as an employee was working on an electrical substation breaker on the plant's roof.

The man suffered burns to his upper torso and was later transported to the University of Kansas Hospital.

The victim is currently listed in critical condition.