Employee Gets Minor Burns At Craven County Business

A man in the east is recovering after he was burned at work Wednesday morning.

According to Stanley Kite, Director of Emergency Services in Craven County, the 42-year-old man was burned by a torch at Urethane Innovators. That's a plastic company on Industrial Drive.

The general manager of the facility says the man used a torch over a drum that apparently had some vapors inside. Those vapors lit on fire and created a fire ball.

The general manger says the flash burn happened very quickly and that the employee suffered minor burns to his stomach area.

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