Three People Hospitalized After Explosion At Affival Inc. Facility In Plum – CBS Pittsburgh

PLUM (KDKA) — A hazmat situation in Plum Borough sent three people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

According to the Unity Volunteer Fire Department, workers inside the Affival Inc. facility were dealing with a combination of titanium and calcium powder, two hazardous chemicals, officials said.

A machine with both of these chemicals inside caught on fire and exploded, according to fire officials.

The three workers who were transported to the hospital were treated for non-life threatening inhalation related injuries.

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