Three injured in explosion at Republic facility

Jun 16, 2014 | 04:58 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Republic Steel, Lorain plant, plant explosion, Gary Burls, worker injuries, electric-arc furnance, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — An explosion at Republic Steel Co.’s Lorain, Ohio, plant injured three workers, according to a local fire official.

"We got a call ... at 8:35 a.m. (June 16) for a reported explosion," Gary Burls, assistant chief for the Lorain Fire Department, told AMM. "Plant personnel told us that these three individuals were investigating a water leak around their new furnace installation, and then at the same....





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