Man burnt in factory explosion

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netcare INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS File photo: Shayne Robinson

Pretoria - A man suffered serious burns after an explosion at a chemical factory in Waltloo, Pretoria on Friday, paramedics said.

“The man sustained about seventy percent burn wounds over his body as a result of the explosion,” Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said.

The 44-year-old was stabilised and taken to hospital for treatment. - Sapa


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