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OSHA: Four injured in Whemco explosion

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According to U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an explosion occurred at Whemco Foundry. According to U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an explosion occurred at Whemco Foundry.

An explosion was reported Friday morning at a Shawnee Township business.

According to U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, an explosion occurred at Whemco Ohio Foundry. OSHA told us four people were transported with burn injuries. Just after 9:30 a.m., Shawnee Township Fire Department said they transported two to St. Rita's Medical Center, and one was transported to Lima Memorial Health System by Lima Fire Department.

Whemco had no comment after efforts to reach out to the company regarding the incident. OSHA said they have sent a compliance officer and will have six months to complete an investigation.

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