A fire and potential explosion at an auto body shop in Cape Cod, MA, resulted in critical injuries for one man, who was subsequently airlifted to a Boston area hospital.

Firefighters entered the premises to conduct a search and rescue operation, locating and extracting the injured man from the fire. The man, whose identity has not been disclosed, “required extensive decontamination prior to being flown to a Boston area hospital by Boston Medflight,” according to officials. Read More

After the man was removed other fire companies arrived and were able to extinguish the fire. Officials said it was associated with “the failure of a waste oil storage tank which released a substantial amount of oil and other fluids.” Read More

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