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Industrial accident at TM plant

Industrial accident at TM plant

I'm in the SF Bay Area. KCBS (news radio) is just now (about 12:15 pm Pacific) reporting a factory at the fire with 3 injured. Fire reportedly out. No further details. Reporter on the way to report live from the scene. More later.

Joshua Burstyn | 13. marraskuu 2013

Crap. I hope everyone injured is going to be alright. :(

JPPTM | 13. marraskuu 2013

Update at 1:09 pm--'industrial accident with pressurized equipment. No fire, no smoke. 3 injured with burns transported to local hospital'.

Somewhat discordant info....

JPPTM | 13. marraskuu 2013

Official statement:

There was a failure in a low pressure aluminum casting press. Three employees were injured by hot metal from that press. We are making sure that they receive the best possible care.

GeekEV | 13. marraskuu 2013

Please update the OP title to remove the inaccurate info...

JPPTM | 13. marraskuu 2013

Done..thx.

JPPTM | 13. marraskuu 2013

Quote from SJ Mercury News:

"We had an equipment failure with an aluminum casting machine, which spilled hot metal on three people," Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said in an e-mail. "Two (workers' injuries) sound relatively minor, one more serious. (I) am going to visit them in the hospital later today and will personally ensure that they receive the best possible care."

olanmills | 13. marraskuu 2013

Damn. My condolences to those affected, and also hope Tesla can investigate and improve any preventative measures in the case that this in anything beyond a purely "freak" accident.