Explosion reported at Pa. fragrance factory

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two people are hurt after an explosion at a fragrance company in eastern Pennsylvania.

Dispatchers say it happened at the Ungerer and Co. facility in Hanover Township shortly before 10 a.m. Friday. Hanover Township manager Jay Finnigan tells The Express-Times of Easton (http://bit.ly/12mnVOP ) that two employees were taken to hospitals for treatment. He says their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Firefighters and a hazmat team are on the scene.

A message has been left for a company spokeswoman.

___

Information from: The (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times, http://www.lehighvalleylive.com

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s