US: Workers missing after Florida gas plant blast

Jul 30, 2013, 11:07 IST | Agencies

A series of major explosions at a Florida gas plant has injured several workers and left others missing.

The Orlando Sentinel reported today that Tavares City Administrator John Drury said 10 of 24 people working at Blue Rhino, a propane gas plant, have not been accounted for after the blasts. 

Lake County Sheriff Gary Borders says the blasts occurred inside the plant and blew the roof off.

The newspaper reports that the blasts continued for about an hour.

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