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Two Workers Burned in Explosion at Gas Company in Bayshore

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | March 08, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 030821133

Bayshore, NY - On March 8th, Brentwood firefighters responded to an explosion with injuries at Amerigas gas company located on Corbin Street. Two workers were burned when a small explosion occurred while filling propane tanks just after 6:30 P.M. The first chief on scene was met with fire in the building and requested assistance from West Islip and Islip town hazmat. The fire was brought under control in about one hour, but excess gas was still being burned off in a controlled burn. No further injuries were reported.

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