Ed Driscoll

"Mass Casualties" In Connecticut Power Plant Explosion

Michael Haltman of Examiner.com writes, “An explosion at the Kleen Power Plant in Connecticut occurred just before 11:30 AM today:”

100 people were working at the time and reports indicate that many were hurt and that fatalities are likely.

Ambulances and fire trucks were rushing to the scene, but no other details are available.

Update:

A CNN report indicates that two people have died and dozens more were injured in a gas explosion that was felt around the state. A later report has pushed the potential death toll to 50.

Local TV news report here:

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Update: “Middletown, CT’s Kleen Energy Plant: Photos From A Helicopter Tour Taken Before the Explosion.”