SALT LAKE CITY
Construction workers injured after explosion at SLC Int’l Airport
Nov 18, 2022, 2:44 PM | Updated: 3:51 pm
(Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY — An explosion at the SLC International Airport sent two people to a hospital on Friday morning.
SLC Airport spokeswoman Nancy Volmer told KSL the explosion happened in a construction area east of Concourse B, in the Phase 3 area of new construction. No passengers were in the area of the explosion.
Salt Lake City Fire was the responding agency. A representative told KSL that it was a container holding an unknown liquid that exploded.
Two construction workers were injured in the airport explosion, said SLC Fire Captain Shaun Mumedy. One person was reportedly taken to a local burn center in serious condition.
The other worker reportedly received minor injuries.
Mumedy said that airport officials are conducting an internal investigation.
This story will be updated.
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