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Jun 8, 2016 9:01 AM

OSHA investigating gas tank explosion that injured worker in Manchester

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MANCHESTER (AP) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after an old gas tank exploded and seriously burned a construction worker in Manchester.

Firefighters say the explosion happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at an old gas station on Elm Street.

Officials say the worker was cutting up the tank with a saw when it exploded. The tank still had some gas inside.

The worker was taken to the hospital. It's not clear what his current condition is. He wasn't immediately identified.

An investigation is underway.

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