Oxygen tank explodes, no serious injuries - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Oxygen tank explodes, no serious injuries

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - An oxygen tank exploded on a medical supply truck at the University of Tennessee in Memphis but no serious injuries were reported.

The Memphis Fire Department said the truck was passing across the UT medical school campus on Madison Avenue when the explosion occurred Monday afternoon.

A 45-year old man identified as a university employee was knocked to the ground by the explosion but a fire department dispatcher said he was not seriously hurt.

 

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