Leadville fire, explosion deemed an accident | AspenTimes.com

Leadville fire, explosion deemed an accident

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

LEADVILLE, Colo. – Authorities confirm that an explosion in Leadville that injured four people last week was caused by a natural gas leak from a damaged fuel tank.

Officials say the fire was and explosion Jan. 22 were an accident.

An employee from Gas Consultants was burned, and three other people suffered smoke inhalation. All four have been released from the hospital.

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