Man Burned in Fire at LORD Saegertown Plant

Published 06/26 2014 01:02PM

Updated 06/26 2014 01:28PM

June 26, 2014- A man was burned over 45 % of his body in a fire at the LORD industries plant in Saegertown today.

The fire was quickly extinguished, but not before the man was badly burned. 

Paramedics loaded the man into an ambulance. He was taken to Meadville airport and transferred to a medical helicopter for transport to a burn unit.

Security officers at the plant said information about the cause of the fire and the extent of the man's injuries will be released by the company at a later time.

Fire personnel said the fire was located inside the production area of the LORD facility.

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