SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) – One man has died and another has been hospitalized following an explosion at a steel treating plant in Saginaw.
Fire Battalion Chief Thomas Raines says a maintenance crew was working on a furnace Tuesday afternoon when it exploded.
The incident occurred at Hi-Tech Steel Treating.
The name of the man who was killed was being withheld pending notification of family. The injured man was being treated at a hospital.
Raines tells The Saginaw News the cause of the explosion was not immediately clear.
Fire Chief Christopher Van Loo told WNEM-TV the incident has been ruled an industrial accident and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration been contacted.
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