Blast hurts 2 contractors working in West Melbourne sewer, authorities say

Fire Rescue says contractors airlifted to hospital with serious burns

Published On: Jun 10 2013 11:28:01 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2013 01:17:54 PM EDT

Two contractors in Brevard County were seriously burned Monday from a blast that occurred while working in a West Melbourne sewer, according to officials.

Brevard County Fire Rescue said the two contractors were working in a sewer in the 7400 block of Henry Avenue.

It's not known what caused the blast.

The contractors were airlifted to an area hospital with serious injuries.

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