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Loy Lange Box Company Pressure Vessel Explosion
Location: St. Louis , MO
Incident Occurred On: 04/03/2017
Incident Type: Community Impact

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Incident Description
A massive steam explosion caused a steel vessel weighing approximately 2,000 pounds to launch itself into the air. The initial explosion killed one worker and critically injured another. The vessel flew several hundred feet and landed on a nearby company, fatally injuring three members of the public.
Investigation Status
The CSB's investigation is currently underway.


 

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