Workers at New Hampshire Manufacturing Plant Injured in Explosion

January 25, 2010

Four men were injured in an explosion at an adhesives manufacturing plant in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien says the explosion happened Saturday morning at Worthen Industries, which makes adhesives and coatings used in the apparel, automotive, building and other industries.

Two of the workers were being treated at local hospitals while the other two were flown by helicopter to other medical facilities. Their names have not been released, and O’Brien had no information about their conditions.

O’Brien said the building has been deemed structurally safe. The incident remains under investigation.

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