- Associated Press - Thursday, May 10, 2018

ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) - An industrial accident at a lime plant in Alabama has seriously injured one worker.

Alabaster Fire Executive Officer Rowdy Tidwell tells AL.com that a worker was badly burned in an explosion at Lhoist North America on Wednesday evening. He’s been airlifted to a hospital.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

No further information has been released.

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Information from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews

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