Furnace explosion injures 2 steel plant workers

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Two workers at a mid-Michigan steel plant have been injured during a furnace explosion.

MLive.com reports (http://bit.ly/LSPPbN ) the Gerdau mill in Jackson, west of Detroit, was evacuated Friday after the 4 p.m. explosion.

Plant officials said in a statement that the injured employees were being treated at an area hospital.

Operations were temporarily suspended and production was not expected to be significantly impacted by the explosion.

A cause of the explosion has not been released.

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