orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

April 14, 2011

1 injured in explosion

Staff reports
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — One person was transported to an area hospital by helicopter following an explosion Thursday morning.

According to reports, one person was injured following an minor explosion at Degussa Engineered Carbons, a carbon black plant, at 1513 Echo Avenue in Orange at shortly before 11 a.m., Thursday. The unidentified person reportedly suffered burns on arms and facial area.

No other information was available.