NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say two people suffered minor injuries when an oxygen tank exploded at a Connecticut hospital.
Norwalk Hospital officials said in a statement the oxygen cylinder from an outside source exploded in the ambulance bay at the hospital’s emergency department at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The explosion “caused a minor fire that was immediately extinguished” the statement said.
The tank was on a gurney that was transporting a patient.
EMTs in the area reported minor injuries.
The patient was not hurt.
Firefighters say there were burn marks on the wall and ceiling.
The investigation is ongoing.