LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Two workers are in critical condition after an apparent explosion involving electrical equipment in the loading dock of the Los Angeles World Trade Center in downtown.
Witnesses reported an explosion, which apparently involved electrical equipment, at about 9:15 a.m. at 360 S. Flower Street. Two men were taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
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Sign indicates the reported explosion happened at the loading dock for the Los Angeles World Trade Center pic.twitter.com/UKjv1DFvlG
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The men were private contractors, and not public utility employees, according to the LAFD.READ MORE: Metro Bike Share Station Announces 12 New Stations Throughout Hollywood
There were no other injuries reported.
The LADWP was on the scene to help firefighters in de-energizing electrical equipment.MORE NEWS: Fire Risk High As Winds Whip Up In Fontana
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